Fumio Kishida officially elected Japan’s 100th prime minister
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)