• Kyodo News


Shizuka Kamei, state minister in charge of postal reform, said Monday he has informed Japan Post Holdings Co. President Yoshifumi Nishikawa of his plan to submit a bill to the Diet to change the privatization process for the government-owned entity.

Kamei told reporters he met with Nishikawa on Oct. 13 and told him the ruling coalition is ready to submit to the extraordinary Diet session starting this month a bill to freeze the sale of Japan Post shares.

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