Regarding the Individual Number Card, Prime Minister Kishida requested the National Governors' Association and others to cooperate in accelerating the spread of the Card so that it can be distributed to almost all citizens by the end of this fiscal year.

The government aims to distribute My Number Cards to almost all citizens by the end of this year, but as of the 18th, the number of issued cards is 56.22 million, and the issuance rate is 44.4%.

Under these circumstances, Prime Minister Kishida said in discussions with six local organizations such as the National Governors' Association held at the Prime Minister's Office, "My number card is the basis of the digital society. Card issuance and health insurance card during this year. The government will work together to improve the environment for use as a digital health insurance card. "

After that, he said, "I urge local organizations to make strong efforts to promote the issuance request of residents and to improve the issuance system," and requested cooperation to accelerate the spread of the card.

On the other hand, Governor Hirai of Tottori Prefecture, who is the chairman of the National Governors' Association, said, "Promoting the digital rural city national concept is a common issue for local governments. I want to go. "