WORLD Tamayo Marukawa to succeed Hashimoto as Japan's Olympic minister: NHK

WORLD

Tamayo Marukawa to succeed Hashimoto as Japan's Olympic minister: NHK

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14:44, February 18, 2021

File photo of Tamayo Marukawa. (Photo: AFP)

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has decided to appoint Tamayo Marukawa as the next Olympic minister following Seiko Hashimoto's resignation, NHK reported Thursday.

Hashimoto on Thursday resigned from the cabinet, a prerequisite for taking the job as head of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizing committee.

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