• Kyodo


The government decided at a task force meeting Thursday on the framework and roles of a new agency to be established in September next year to promote the digitalization of national and local administrative work.

A top priority under Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, the new agency in charge of digitalization in both the official and private sectors will be tasked with promoting the My Number personal identification system, currently under the jurisdiction of the Cabinet Office and Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry.

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