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Japan parliament elects Yoshihide Suga new prime minister

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Japan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga stands as he was chosen as new prime minister at the Lower House of Parliament in Tokyo September 16, 2020. — Reuters pic
Japan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga stands as he was chosen as new prime minister at the Lower House of Parliament in Tokyo September 16, 2020. — Reuters pic

TOKYO, Sept 16 — Japan’s parliament today elected Yoshihide Suga prime minister, with the former chief cabinet secretary expected to stick closely to policies championed by Shinzo Abe during his record-breaking tenure.

“According to the results, our house has decided to name Yoshihide Suga prime minister,” lower house speaker Tadamori Oshima told parliament after the votes were counted. — AFP

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