(Corrects in paragraph 2 to say the cabinet approved the plan on Thursday, not last week, and removes extraneous letter f.)
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s government is planning to submit a supplementary budget to fund a package of measures to cushion the economic blow from inflation to the parliament on Nov. 20, the Asahi newspaper reported on Saturday, citing multiple government officials.
The cabinet on Thursday approved the 17 trillion yen ($113 billion) plan, part of which will be backed by the extra budget for the current fiscal year worth 13.1 trillion yen.
($1 = 149.3700 yen)
(This story has been corrected to say the cabinet approved the plan on Thursday, not last week, and to remove an extra letter in paragraph 2)
(Reporting by Satoshi Sugiyama; Editing by Sandra Maler)