Yoshihide Suga, son of a stawberry farmer, has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Japan. Suga, 71, belongs to the conservative Liberal Democratic Party which holds majority in Diet, the country’s Parliament.
Suga,71, served as an influential Cabinet Secretary in the government headed by Shinzo Abe. Abe, one of the most popular leaders of the country was known for his style of economic model, ‘Abenomics’. Abe recently announced his suprise retirment, following an illness.
While Abenomics was not considered to be a success, Shinzo served his country as an extremely popular Prime Minister for two terms.