Abe asks firms to provide 300 billion yen to raise nursery capacity
Jiji -- Oct 28
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday asked the business community to provide 300 billion yen to help reduce the number of children on nursery waiting lists.

The business community is seen accepting the request, made at the second session of the Council for Designing 100-Year Life Society, a government team to flesh out Abe's human resources development initiative.

The government will draw up by year-end a 2-trillion-yen policy package featuring measures to eliminate nursery capacity shortages and expand tuition-free education.

News source: Jiji
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