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The administration said Tuesday it has appointed Kyocera Corp. Honorary Chairman Kazuo Inamori and Kikkoman Corp. Chairman Yuzaburo Mogi to one of its key bodies to eliminate government waste.

The body, called the Government Revitalization Unit, along with the National Strategy Office headed by Deputy Prime Minister Naoto Kan, is expected to be a pillar in the administration’s drive to drastically streamline budgets and central government agencies.

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