Ministries of Japan - Former Ministries - 2001 Central Government Reform

2001 Central Government Reform

As a result of the Central Government Reform in 2001, many Ministries are reformed.

  • Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) (merged into Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry )
  • Ministry of Construction (merged into Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport )
  • Ministry of Transport (merged into Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport )
  • Ministry of Home Affairs (merged into Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)
  • Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (divided into Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications and Japan Post)
  • Ministry of Education (merged into Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
  • Ministry of Health and Welfare (merged into Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
  • Ministry of Labor (merged into Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)

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2001 Central Government Reform

The 2001 Central Government Reform (中央省庁再編, Chūō Shōchō Saihen?) by the Japanese government involved the establishment of a new ministry, the merging of existing ministries and the abolition of others. This resulted in little more than a change of ministry names (with the exception of the Environment Agency which gained ministry status — a longtime goal).

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