Yukio Hatoyama To Be Elected As Japan's New Prime Minister
New Prime Minister and President of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) Yukio Hatoyama (bottom L) poses next to newly appointed Minister of Consumer Affairs, Population and Gender Equality Mizuho Fukushima (C) of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and newly appointed Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada (R) with his new other cabinet members at the Prime Minister's official residence on September 16, 2009 in Tokyo, Japan. Hatoyama and the Democratic Party of Japan will launch the coalition government with the Social Democratic Party and the People's New Party.
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