Japan’s parliament on Wednesday elected Yoshihide Suga as the new Prime Minister of the country. After nearly 8 years, Suga was elected as the new Prime Minister of the country. The lower house of parliament voted for him where the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has a majority.
Prior to this, Shinzo Abe and his cabinet resigned from their post. Let us tell you that Prime Minister Abe holds the record of holding the post of Prime Minister for the longest time in Japan.
He announced his resignation last month due to his health reasons. Please tell that Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was elected as the new head of the governing Liberal Democratic Party on Monday.
Yoshihide Suga will soon announce his cabinet:
Suga has always praised Abe’s diplomacy and economic policies. He said that in the new cabinet, he needs hard-working people. According to media sources, Finance Minister Taro Aso, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto will continue in their posts.
Suga has reduced visits to other countries and is not aware of his diplomatic skills. The new Prime Minister will have to face many challenges including relations with China.
Suga committed to work for the benefit of the rural community:
Let us tell you that Yoshihide works for the benefit of the rural community and the common people. He said he would take Abe’s unfinished policies forward and his top priority would be a war on the Coronavirus, as well as bring back the economy that had been shaken by the epidemic. He is likely to carry Abe’s policies forward. Suga has been a trusted supporter of Shinzo Abe.