Prime Minister Kishida has been asked by professional baseball and J-League executives to give consideration to foreign players and their families who have not been able to enter the country, but he is considering considering entering the country from next month onwards. I told you.

The government plans to gradually relax the border measures for Omicron stocks from next month, allowing foreigners to enter the country for purposes other than tourism if certain conditions are met, and the maximum number of foreigners entering the country per day. We are making adjustments to raise the number from the current 3,500 to 5,000.

Under these circumstances, Prime Minister Kishida met with professional baseball commissioner Atsushi Saito and J-League chairman Mitsuru Murai at the Prime Minister's Office on the 16th.

In this, Mr. Saito and Mr. Murai requested that consideration should be given to the fact that there are foreign players and families who have not been able to enter the country due to the border measures of Omicron stock as the season starts approaching.

In response, Prime Minister Kishida expressed his intention to consider entering Japan from next month.

After this, Mr. Saito told reporters, "Since it is said that we will take measures throughout this month as a national policy, we can not overdo it, but we asked for" immediately after that "."