The ongoing process of realigning central government ministries and agencies remains trapped in a bureaucratic vise, according to former Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto, who is currently state minister in charge of streamlining the nation’s bureaucracy.
For one, it lacks flexibility, he said in an interview Thursday.
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