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Japan’s Prime Minister (PM) Yoshihide Suga said that he will instruct his cabinet to compile the third extra budget at Tuesday’s cabinet meeting, per Jiji news outlet.

He said that he wants to come up with steps to revive Japan’s economy, adding that he is ready to deploy all means available in a timely fashion.

Further, Suga said that he is holding the highest sense of vigilance against the coronavirus epidemic.

Separately, the Japanese government’s top economic council’s private-sector members said that govt should formulate a supplementary budget of sufficient size and draw up a package of steps to support the economy by the year-end.