It would be better for the Transport Ministry to merge with the Posts and Telecommunications Ministry than with the Construction Ministry, Transport Minister Takao Fujii said Tuesday.

Reorganization of these ministries is one of the major focuses of the ongoing debate on administrative reform. The idea of merging with the posts ministry surfaced after a government panel on administrative reform, in an interim report compiled in September, proposed combining the Transport Ministry with the Construction Ministry and the National Land Agency.

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