TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso will hold a news conference at 7:40 pm (1040 GMT) on Friday, the ministry said in a statement.
The subject of the press conference was not immediately known.
Earlier on Friday a ruling party source said the head of the National Tax Agency intends to resign. The head of the tax agency is under fire for his handling of a suspected cronyism scandal that implicates Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife.
Reporting by Stanley White