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Fumio Kishida officially elected Japan’s 100th prime minister – Metro US

Fumio Kishida officially elected Japan’s 100th prime minister

Fumio Kishida, Japan’s prime minister, attends a news conference at
Fumio Kishida, Japan’s prime minister, attends a news conference at the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Fumio Kishida was officially elected as Japan’s 100th prime minister on Monday after winning a majority of votes in both houses of parliament.

The new cabinet members under Kishida, who succeeds Yoshihide Suga, are due to be announced later in the day.

(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim)

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