Yoshihide Suga has been designated as the 99th Prime Minister of Japan on Wednesday from Japan’s ruling party, succeeding Shinzo Abe.
Shinzo Abe announced his resignation from the post on August 28 due to chronic health issues – “I apologise from the bottom of my heart that despite all of the support from the Japanese people, I am leaving the post with one full year left in my term”
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This latest development in Japan was confirmed by the official English twitter account of Prime Minister’s Office of Japan.
Prime Minister of Inida, Narendra Modi on his tweet congratulated the new Japan’s Prime Minister.