Saturday, June 16, 2012

Prime Minister of Japan's Schedule May 28-June 10

May 28, 2012 (MON)

AM

09:32 Office
09:57 Mr. Hosono, Minister of Environment
10:23 Mr. Edano, Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry, joins
10:44 Mr. Edano and Mr. Hosono leave
11:03 Mr. Honda, Special Advisor to PM
11:18 Mr. Honda leaves

PM
12:26 Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery; attend a ceremony and pay flower tribute
12:55 Office
01:49 Ceremony to Present the Prime Minister’s Commendations for Contributors to Consumer Support
02:00 Ceremony adjourns
04:53 Press group interview
05:33 Ms. Cousin, Executive Director of United Nations World Food Program; Mr. Nagahama, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Seiichiro Dokyu, DPJ Lower House member, also attend
05:50 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor for PM
06:17 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
06:56 Residence

May 29, 2012 (TUE)

AM

07:47 Office
07:55 Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters
08:17 Ministerial meeting
08:31 Mr. Gemba, Minister of Foreign Affairs
09:01 Mr. Hoshyar Zebari, Foreign Minister of Iraq
09:36 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; and Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
10:16 Both leaves

PM
12:52 Parliament
01:02 The Lower House Plenary Session
04:52 Office
05:10 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Tanaka, DPJ vice president; and Mr. Ritsuo Hosokawa, Former Minister of Health, Labour, and Welfare
06:35 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
06:59 Residence

May 30, 2012 (WED)

AM

08:59 Office
09:19 Conference call with President Rousseff of Brazil
10:02 Courtesy Call from the United States Cherry Blossom Queen
10:15 Mr. Sakuji Tanaka, next President of Rotary International; Mr. Ritsuo Hosokawa, Former Minister of Health, Labour, and Welfare, attends
10:54 DPJ Headquarters
11:00 Meeting with Ichiro Ozawa, former President of DPJ; Mr. Koshiishi, DPJ Secretary General, attends

PM
12:33 Meeting ends
12:34 Mr. Koshiishi, DPJ Secretary General
01:08 Office
01:09 Press interview
01:50 Mr. Nagahama, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
02:00 Mr. Nagahama leaves
02:52 Mr. Sasae, Administrative Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
03:23 Mr. Sasae leaves
05:01 Video message recording for “Industry All Global Union” (labor union) formation assembly
05:20 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
06:03 Japan-Paraguay Summit Meeting
06:35 Dinner party hosted by Prime Minister
07:46 See off President Lugo of Paraguay
07:50 Mr. Edano, Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry; and Mr. Hosono, Minister of State for the Nuclear Power Policy and Administration
08:04 Meeting among Four Ministers on the Issue of Nuclear Power Stations; Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary, and Mr. Sengoku, Deputy Chief of DPJ Policy Research Council, also attend
08:29 Residence

May 31, 2012 (THU)

AM

08:26 Mr. Okada, Deputy Prime Minister
08:45 Mr. Okada leaves
09:32 Office
10:52 Mr. Nakagawa, Minister of State for Gender Equality
11:16 Mr. Edano, Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry; and Mr. Suzuki, Director General of Small and Medium Enterprise Agency

PM
12:01 Lunch with Mr. Hirokazu, Chair of Cabinet Committee; and other chairpersons; Mr. Mizuoka, Special Advisor to PM, also attends
12:39 Lunch ends
04:33 Mr. Furukawa, Minister of State for National Policy
05:10 Mr. Kitamura, Head of Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office; and Mr. Mukuki, Director of the Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center
05:17 Mr. Mukuki leaves
05:30 Mr. Kitamura leaves
05:32 Mr. Wing-Kun Tam, Lions Clubs International President; Mr. Koriki Jojima, DPJ Lower House member, also attends
06:00 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
07:00 Dinner with Mr. Hata, DPJ Upper House Parliamentary Affairs Chair, and Mr. Takeuchi, Deputy Chair, at Sushi Ken in Roppongi, Tokyo; Mr. Mizuoka attends
09:40 Residence

June 1, 2012 (FRI)

AM

07:58 Parliament
08:04 Headquarters for Administrative Reform Implementation
08:23 Ministerial meeting
08:37 Office
09:14 Mr. Taketoshi, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
09:29 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; and Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
10:12 Both leave

PM
12:15 Residence; Lunch with Mr. Shuji Inatomi, and other members of Special Committee on Tax System; Mr. Tezuka and Mr. Terada, Special Advisor to PM, attend
12:49 Parliament
01:02 The Lower House Plenary Session
03:21 Office
03:24 Mr. Maehara, chairperson of DPJ Policy Research Council
03:35 Mr. Koshiishi, DPJ Secretary General
04:26 Mr. Koshiishi leaves
05:00 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
06:00 Mr. Tezuka leaves
06:57 Residence
06:58 Mr. Okada, Deputy Prime Minister
07:22 Mr. Okada leaves

June 2, 2012 (SAT)

AM

Residence

PM
05:57 Hotel New Otani; dinner with Mr. Fujio Cho, Chairman of Toyota Mortor Corp; Mr. Motoyuki Oka, Chairman of Sumitomo Corp; Mr. Shoichiro Suzuki, Chairman of Oji Paper Group; Mr. Hirokazu Ikeda, Special Adviser of Asahi Group Holdings
08:18 Residence

June 3, 2012 (SUN)

AM

10:35 DPJ Headquarters
10:57 Meeting with Ichiro Ozawa, former President of DPJ; Mr. Koshiishi, DPJ Secretary General, attends

PM
12:06 Meeting ends
12:07 Mr. Koshiishi
12:53 Residence
12:54 Press interview
12:58 Interview ends
02:55 Mr. Fujimura, Chief Cabinet Secretary
03:35 Mr. Fujimura leaves

June 4, 2012 (MON)

AM

09:02 Office
10:30 Mr. Jimi, President of the People’s New Party (Kokumin Shinto); Mr. Koshiishi, DPJ Secretary General; and Mr. Shimoji, Secretary-General of the People’s New Party
10:40 Meeting ends
11:31 Extraordinary ministerial meeting

PM
12:01 Mr. Jimi, President of the People’s New Party (Kokumin Shinto); Mr. Fujimura, Chief Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Koshiishi, DPJ Secretary General; and Mr. Shimoji, Secretary-General of the People’s New Party
12:20 Three DPJ/Government Executive Meeting
01:07 Cabinet formation headquarters
01:26 Press conference
01:50 Invite new ministers
03:45 Mr. Furukawa, Minister of State for National Policy; and Mr. Goto, Senior Vice Minister of Cabinet Office
04:05 Mr. Goto leaves
04:27 Mr. Furukawa leaves
04:56 Imperial palace: report to emperor; attestation ceremony of new ministers and vice ministers
06:27 Office
07:01 The Council on National Strategy and Policy
08:29 Issue appointment decree to new ministers
08:39 The first ministerial meeting
08:57 Photo shoot with ministers
09:00 Photo shoot with vice ministers
09:19 Residence

June 5, 2012 (TUE)

AM

08:19 Parliament
08:24 Ministerial meeting
08:38Mr. Yosuke Kondo, DPJ Lower House member
08:53 office
09:00 Issue appointment of Mr. Nobuo Matsuno to Parliamentary Secretary of Justice; Issue Appointment of Mr. Seizo Wakabayashi to Parliamentary Secretary of Finance and Reconstruction; Photo shoot
09:15 Mr. Gemba, Minister of Foreign Affairs
10:10 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
10:33 Mr. Saito leaves
11:58 Lunch with Mr. Morimoto, Minister of Defense; Mr. Watanabe, Senior Vice Minister of Defense; Mr. Shimojo and Mr. Jimpu, Parliamentary Secretaries of Defense; and Mr. Kanazawa, Administrative Vice Minister of Defense; Mr. Nagashima, Special Advisor to PM

PM
12:31 Lunch ends
01:30 Reconstruction Promotion Committee
02:08 the General Assembly of the Nippon Keidanren
02:43 Office
03:25 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
03:40 Mr. Saito leaves
04:55 Mr. Saito enters again
05:29 Mr. Ogushi, Parliamentary Secretary of Cabinet Office
05:40 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
06:08 Residence

June 6, 2012 (WED)

AM

09:59 The General Meeting of the Japan Association of City Mayors at Hotel New Otani
10:32 Office
11:00 Courtesy Call from the Kishu Plum Society; Mr. Kimiyoshi Tamaki, DPJ Lower House member and others attend
11:33 Mr. Jojima, DPJ Parliamentary Affairs Chair
11:54 Residence

PM
12:10 Office
01:46 Courtesy Call from the attendees of Japan-China Journalist Exchange Conference
02:18 Mr. Taketoshi, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
02:28 Mr. Noriyuki Kazaoka and Mr. Shingo Haketa, New and Old Director-General of the Imperial household Agency
02:40 Both leave
04:31 Proposal from the Economists for Peace and Security Japan (EPS); Mr. Masahiro Kawai, Asian Development Bank Research Institute President; Mr. Fujii, DPJ Tax Policy Research Council Chair, and Mr. Honda, Special Advisor to PM, attend.
04:50 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
05:31 Meeting with the President of the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, and the Signing Ceremony for the Joint Statement
06:03 Dinner party hosted by Prime Minister
06:56 See off President Sargsyan
07:17 Funeral of Akira Toyohara, DPJ Deputy Director-General
07:38 Residence

June 7, 2012 (THU)

AM

09:01 Imperial Palace; sign condolences for Prince Tomohito
09:18 Residence
08:56 Sign condolences at houses of Prince Tomohito of Mikasa, Prince Mikasa, and Prince Takamado at Akasakagoyochi
10:13 Sign condolences at Prince Katsura
10:24 Residence
10:47 Office

PM
12:01 Lunch with Special Advisors Nagashima, Tezuka, Terada, Honda, and Mizuoka
12:36 Lunch ends
02:56 Mr. Edano, Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry
03:02 Mr. Takahara, Director-General, Agency for Natural resources and Energy, joins
03:11 Mr. Hosono, Minister of State for the Nuclear Power Policy and Administration; and Mr. Furukawa, Minister of State for National Policy, join
03:35 Mr. Furukawa leaves
03:40 Mr. Takahara leaves
04:01 Mr. Edano and Mr. Hosono leave
04:45 Mr. Satsuki Eda, DPJ Upper House member
05:04 Mr. Kitamura, Head of Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office; and Mr. Mukuki, Director of the Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center
05:09 Mr. Mukuki leaves
05:30 Mr. Kitamura leaves
05:40 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor
06:28 Residence

June 8, 2012 (FRI)

AM

09:08 Office
09:16 Ministerial meeting
09:33 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
09:59 Mr. Jojima, DPJ Parliamentary Affairs Chair
10:18 Mr. Jojima leaves
11:35 Meeting with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Mr. Hashim Thaci
11:53 See off Prime Minister Thaci

PM
12:53 Parliament
01:02 The Lower House Plenary Session
01:16 Office
02:00 Mr. Masao Ishizu, DPJ Lower House member; Mr. Nagashima, Special Advisor to PM, attends
02:45 Mr. Yamaguchi, Senior Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs; Mr. Nagahama, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Nishimiya, Foreign Ministry councilor in charge of economics; Mr. Nakao, Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs; Mr. Okada, Vice-Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Mr. Mizuoka and Mr. Nagashima, Special Advisors for PM attend
03:27 Mr. Furukawa, Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy
03:54 Mr. Muneo Suzuki, President of True Democracy, Daichi Party; Mr. Tezuka attends
04:34 Mr. Okada, Deputy Prime Minister
04:45 Mr. Tezuka
05:30 Mr. Tezuka leaves
06:01 Press conference
06:24 Mr. Edano, Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry; Mr. Hosono, Minister of Environment; Mr. Tatsuo Hirano, Minister for Reconstruction in the Response to the East Japan Earthquake; and Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
06:57 Mr. Edano; Mr. Adachi, Administrative Vice Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry; and Mr. Ueda, Director-General of Manufacturing Industry Bureau
07:17 Mr. Takagi, DPJ Election Affairs Chair
07:44 Residence

June 9, 2012 (SAT)

AM

Residence

PM
05:54 The Capitol Hotel Tokyu. Dinner with Mr. Nobuaki Koga, President of Japanese Trade Union Confederation, at a Japanese restaurant Suiren
08:23 Residence

June 10, 2012 (SUN)

AM

Residence

PM
12:28 Hotel the Prince Park Tower Tokyo, The Second Gathering with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Hosted by Japan Akademeia
01:46 Residence


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