TOKYO, March 29 International financial expert
Mitsuhiro Furusawa will become Japan's vice finance minister for
international affairs, the country's top currency diplomat, the
Ministry of Finance (MOF) said on Friday.
Furusawa, 57, will assume his post on Friday, taking over
from Takehiko Nakao, who is set to become the head of the Asian
Furusawa has headed the ministry's financial bureau since
August last year. He has also held posts at the ministry's
international bureau, dealing with development policy as well as
the Group of Seven and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).