The administration said Tuesday it will suspend ¥2.5 trillion in the supplementary budget drawn up by the previous government and use the money to bankroll the Democratic Party of Japan’s election pledges, including child-rearing allowances and toll-free expressways.

Broken down by ministry, the land ministry will get ¥887.5 billion less than it was expecting, a decrease of 38.1 percent, while the agriculture ministry will miss out on ¥476.3 billion and the health ministry ¥435.9 billion.

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