Kyodo News journalist named special adviser to PM Suga

Meiji Kakizaki, a journalist at Kyodo News known for his frequent appearances as a TV political commentator, was named on Tuesday as special adviser to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.Kakizaki, 59, will be tasked with reviewing policy and providing counsel on possible improvements as part of Suga’s push for administrative and regulatory reform.According to the prime minister’s office, he is the first journalist to be appointed to the post without prior experience as a lawmaker.”Based on his wide range of knowledge and experience, the prime minister has decided he is the right person” for the job…

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