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June 23, 2020

Morinobu Joins Government’s My Number Task Force

Research Director Shigeki Morinobu has been tapped to join a newly created government working group tasked with enhancing the usefulness of the My Number taxpayer ID system and vastly improving the digital infrastructure of national and local governments.

The work of the task force is expected to help expedite the provision of emergency relief, such as those provided to support households in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The first meeting of the working group was held on June 23.

"Government panel considers linking My Number cards with driver's licenses," Japan Times
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/06/24/national/my-number-drivers-license

Profile of Research Director Shigeki Morinobu
https://www.tkfd.or.jp/en/experts/detail.php?id=8

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