Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (Japan)

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Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
郵政省
Yūsei-shō
Agency overview
Formed April 1, 1946 (1946-04-01)
Preceding agencies
Dissolved January 5, 2001 (2001-01-05)
Superseding agency
Jurisdiction  Japan
Headquarters Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Parent agency Government of Japan
Head Office, Chiyoda, Tokyo

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (郵政省 Yūsei-shō?) was one of the ministries in the Japanese government. Ministry was resulted as merger of Ministry of Posts (郵政省) and Ministry of Telecommunications (電気通信省) on 1 August 1982, which were superseding Ministry of Communications (逓信省 Teishin-shō?) from 1 April 1946. In 2001, the ministry was merged with other ministries to form the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.