Tokyo Governor Koike reviews “Go To Travel” “Should proceed by national judgment” November 22 at 4:39 PM
Regarding Prime Minister Kan’s statement that he would review the operation of Go To Travel, Governor Koike of Tokyo said, “This is a national policy, and the tokyo metropolitan government will join at the government’s judgment later,” and once again expressed his intention that the government should proceed with the review of its operation in the future.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan said at the government’s headquarters on Thursday that “in areas where the spread of infection has reached a certain level, we will take stronger measures in cooperation with prefectural governors in consideration of the situation” and indicated that he would introduce measures such as suspending new reservations for travel destinations in the areas where the infection has spread to Go To Travel.
Tokyo Governor Koike told reporters Thursday, “This is a national policy, and the tokyo metropolitan government will join at the government’s judgment. I think the “Go To Travel” business is meaningful, but I think it means that the country is make new decisions in this situation,” he said, re-indicating the idea that the government should also proceed with a review of the future operation of Go To Travel.