Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Saturday that his government plans to prepare for the restart of its Go To Travel domestic tourism promotion campaign, which has been suspended since December 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We will make preparations so that the campaign can be resumed promptly when the appropriate time comes,” Kishida told reporters in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, during a trip to areas of the Tohoku region hit hard by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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