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Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
Management and Coordination Agency
2-1-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Sanae Takaichi, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications
Tetsushi Sakamoto, Senior Vice Minister
Masahiko Shibayama, Senior Vice Minister
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Wikipedia
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (総務省, Sōmu-shō) is a cabinet-level ministry in the Government of Japan. Its English name was Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications (MPHPT) prior to 2004. It is housed in the 2nd Building of the Central Common Government Office at 2-1-2 Kasumigaseki in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
The Ministry oversees the Japanese administrative system, manages local governments, elections, telecommunication, post, and governmental statistics.
The Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications (総務大臣, Sōmu Daijin) is appointed from among the members of the cabinet.