• Jiji, Kyodo


The government and ruling bloc will aim to enact during the ongoing parliamentary session a fiscal 2022 supplementary budget and offer a cash handout program for low-income families with children, as part of efforts to shore up the economy, ruling party officials said Thursday.

The government plans to tap reserves in its fiscal 2022 budget to finance an emergency package of economic measures and replenish the reserves under the extra budget, which is likely to be about ¥2.5 trillion, the officials said.

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