Kishida prepares Cabinet selections

The new president of Japan's main ruling Liberal Democratic Party Kishida Fumio is preparing to appoint his cabinet members.

Kishida will keep Kishi Nobuo as Defense Minister. Kishi is the younger brother of the former prime minister Abe Shinzo. Their grandfather Kishi Nobusuke was also a former prime minister.

Suzuki Shunichi will be tapped as Finance Minister. He has served as LDP's General Council Chairperson.