Fumio Kishida elected as 100th Prime Minister of Japan

Tokyo: Fomio Kishida has become the 100th Prime Minister of Japan. Kishida is the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Kishida became prime minister following the resignation of former prime minister Yoshi Gite Suga. Challenges await Kishida, including the country's post-Corona economic collapse.

Details of cabinet members under Kishida have not yet been released. With Kishida's influence in the upcoming general elections in November, the LDF is expected to garner huge popular support.

In every sense it is considered a new beginning. Will work resolutely to face the future. Kishida clarified.

Public opinion of the former prime minister has plummeted following the failure to deal with the Corona crisis. It was after this that Suga resigned.

Kishida was Japan's foreign minister from 2012 to 2017. The 64 - year - old is the longest - serving foreign minister. Kishida defeated Taro Kono in the polls. Kishida is also being threatened by strong threats from North Korea and China.