Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Names Cabinet Members


Shinzo Abe, Japan's new prime minister, third from right in the front... News PhotoAdministrator,Akihiro Ota,Asia,Built Structure,Cabinet Member,Ceremony,Change,Customer,Deputy Prime Minister,East Asia,Equality,Finance,Front Row,Government,Government Minister,Horizontal,Human Gender,Imperial Palace - Tokyo,Japan,Land,Minister of Justice,New,Occupation,People,Photograph,Politician,Politics,Portrait,Reform,Sadakazu Tanigaki,Shinzo Abe,Taro Aso,Tokyo - Japan,Tomomi Inada,Transport Minister,TransportationPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergShinzo Abe, Japan's new prime minister, third from right in the front row, poses for a group photograph with Masako Mori, newly named minister for consumer affairs and gender equality, from left in the front row, Akihiro Ohta, newly appointed land, infrastructure, and transport minister, Taro Aso, newly appointed deputy prime minister and minister for finance and financial services, Sadakazu Tanigaki, newly appointed justice minister, Tomomi Inada, newly appointed administrative reform minister, and other new cabinet members after the attestation ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Japan's lower house confirmed Abe as the nation's seventh prime minister in six years, returning him to the office he left in 2007 after his party regained power in a landslide election victory last week. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images