Japan's latest Cabinet lineup

Japan's Prime Minister Kishida Fumio has reshuffled his Cabinet.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu, Finance Minister Suzuki Shunichi and four others remain in their posts.

Former Justice Minister Kamikawa Yoko was appointed foreign minister, and former Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Shindo Yoshitaka was named economic revitalization minister.

The new Cabinet has five women, tied for the most ever with the second cabinet of late Prime Minister Abe Shinzo.

The Cabinet lineup announced by Matsuno on Wednesday is as follows:

Suzuki Junji was appointed internal affairs and communications minister.

Koizumi Ryuji is the new justice minister.

Kamikawa is the new foreign minister.

Suzuki remains finance minister.

Moriyama Masahito was named education, culture, sports, science and technology minister.

Takemi Keizo, an Upper House member, was appointed to the post of health, labor and welfare minister.

Miyashita Ichiro is the new agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister.
Nishimura Yasutoshi remains in the post of economy, trade and industry minister.

Saito Tetsuo of Komeito remains as land, infrastructure, transport and tourism minister.

Ito Shintaro was appointed to the post of environment minister.

Kihara Minoru is the new defense minister.

Matsuno remains chief cabinet secretary.

Kono Taro remains as digital transformation minister, and is in charge of digital, administrative and fiscal reform.

Tsuchiya Shinako is the new reconstruction minister.

Matsumura Yoshifumi, an Upper House member, was named national public safety commission chairperson.

Kato Ayuko is the new children's policy minister.

New Economic Revitalization Minister Shindo Yoshitaka is also in charge of crisis management over infectious diseases.

Takaichi Sanae remains economic security minister.

Jimi Hanako, an Upper House member, is the new regional revitalization minister. She is also in charge of the World Expo 2025 and Okinawa and Northern Territories affairs.

The new Cabinet will officially be inaugurated on Wednesday evening after an attestation ceremony at the Imperial Palace.

Kishida will hold a news conference at 7 p.m. to explain the lineup and how he will run his government.