Japan Picks Fumio Kishida as Its Next Prime Minister

Published September 29th, 2021 - 06:26 GMT
Fumio Kishida will be Japan's next Prime Minister
Candidate for the presidential election of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Fumio Kishida (C), former foreign minister, reacts after being elected as the new president at the LDP presidential election in Tokyo on September 29, 2021. (Photo by JIJI PRESS / AFP)
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Fumio Kishida will be Japan's next Prime Minister

Japans ruling party elected Fumio Kishida to become the country's coming prime minister, local media reports revealed on Wednesday.

According to Japan Times, Fumio Kishida, who's an ex-foreign minister, achieved victory at the the Liberal Democratic Party LDP presidential election Wednesday, becoming the presumptive successor to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.


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