KYOTO — The Kansai region should draw up concrete plans to promote decentralization of administrative power, business leaders attending the 36th Kansai Zaikai Seminar here agreed Friday.

“Decentralization has been discussed for a decade, but no progress has been made. We’ve got to take the initiative as the front-runner for decentralization,” said Yoshikuni Inoue, special adviser to Daikin Industries Ltd., who chaired a session discussing structural reform.

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