Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Prime Minster of Japan's Schedule May 7-15

May 7, 2012 (MON)

AM

09:30 Office
10:00 Mr. Jin Matsubara, Minister for the Abduction Issue
10:18 Mr. Matsubara leaves
11:31 Mr. Jojima, Chairman of DPJ Parliamentary Affairs Council
11:47 Mr. Jojima leaves

PM
02:02 Mr. Koshiishi, DPJ Secretary General
02:25 Mr. Koshiishi leaves
02:36 Mr. Masayuki Naoshima, Upper House Member and Chairman of DPJ Australia Friendship Caucus
02:58 Mr. Naoshima leaves
03:03 Mr. Kitamura, Head of Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office; Mr. Nishi, Director-General of the Bureau of Defense Policy, Ministry of Defense; and Mr. Kinomura, Director of Defense Intelligence Headquarters
03:14 Mr. Nishi and Mr. Kinomura leaves
03:28 Mr. Kitamura leaves
03:29 Mr. Maehara, chairperson of DPJ Policy Research Council
03:57 Mr. Maehara leaves
04:06 Mr. Suematsu, Senior Vice Minister of Cabinet Office
04:27 Mr. Suematsu leaves
04:30 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
05:00 Mr. Tezuka leaves
05:02 Council on Administrative Reform
05:09 Office
05:10 Mr. So Yamaguchi, Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs; Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Nagashima, Special Advisor to PM; Mr. Bessho, Foreign Ministry councilor in charge of political affairs; and Mr. Sugiyama, Director-General of Asia and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
05:42 Mr. Yamaguchi, Mr. Nagashima, Mr. Bessho, and Mr. Sugiyama leave
05:43 Mr. Edano, Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry; Mr. Fujimura, Chief Cabinet Secretary; and Mr. Takahara, Director-General, Agency for Natural resources and Energy, join
05:59 Mr. Takahara leaves
06:14 Mr. Edano, Mr. Fujimura, and Mr. Saito leave
06:30 Tele-conference with Mr. Hollande, French President Elect
06:53 Residence

May 8, 2012 (TUE)

AM

07:31 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary, and Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
08:38 Mr. Saito and Mr. Tezuka leave the residence
09:07 Office
09:16 Ministerial meeting
09:40 Meeting ends. Office
10:11 Imperial Palace, Spring decoration ceremony
11:01 Office

PM
12:50 Parliament
01:02 The Lower House Plenary Session
04:29 Office
04:31 Mr. Okada, Deputy Prime Minister; Mr. Azumi, Minister of Finance; and Mr. Fujimura, Chief Cabinet Secretary
05:14 Everyone leaves
05:15 Mr. Sasae, Administrative Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs; and Mr. Sugiyama, Director-General of Asia and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
05:34 Mr. Sugiyama leaves
05:36 Mr. Sasae leaves
05:37 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
06:11 Hotel New Otani, Kioicho, Tokyo
06:13 Reception of DPJ Local Government members Forum National Workshop
06:51 Japanese Restaurant “Kurosawa”, Nagatacho, Dinner with Mr. Hiroshi Hoshi, Asahi Shimbun Editorial board member; Mr. Takao Iwami, Mainichi Shimbun Visiting Editorial Board Member; and Goro Hashimoto, Yomiuri Shimbun Tokyo Headquarters Special Editorial Board Member
09:44 Residence

May 9, 2012 (WED)

AM

08:55 Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department- Kanda Driver’s License Renew Center: Renews his driver’s license
10:01 Office
10:24 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
10:29 Mr. Saito leaves
10:30 Mr. Okada, Deputy Prime Minister
10:41 Mr. Okada leaves
10:55 Mr. Sonoda, Parliamentary Secretary of Cabinet Office; Mr. Takashi Matsumoto, Administrative Vice Minister of Cabinet Office; and Ms. Atsuko Muraki, Director-General for Policy Planning
11:16 Everyone leaves

PM
01:21 Mr. Katagiri, Commissioner-General of National Police Agency
01:58 Mr. Katagiri leaves
01:59 Mr. Yoshiaki Tanaka, DPJ Vice-President; Mr. Yoshiaki Takagi, Former Minister of Education, Culture, and Others; Mr. Ritsuo Hosokawa, Former Minister of Health, Labor, and Welfare; Mr. Masayuki Naoshima, Former Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry; Mr. Akihiro Ohata, Former Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation
02:15 Everyone leaves
02:40 Courtesy Call from the Chairman of the Kavli Foundation, Mr. Fred Kavli, and the Director of the Kavli IPMU, Dr. Hitoshi Murayama; Mr. Hirano, Minister of Education, Culture, and others also attends
03:02 Three DPJ/Government Executive Meeting
03:39 Mr. Maehara, chairperson of DPJ Policy Research Council
03:50 Mr. Maehara leaves
04:07 Mr. Gemba, Minister for Foreign Affairs
04:29 Mr. Gemba leaves
04:30 Mr. Furukawa, Minister of State for National Policy
05:00 Mr. Furukawa leaves
05:01 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
05:20 Mr. Tezuka leaves
06:01 Meeting with the President of the Republic of Peru, Mr. Ollanta Humala Tasso
06:39 Dinner party hosted by Prime Minister
07:47 See off President Humala
07:49 Residence

May 10, 2012 (THU)
AM
07:55 Breakfast with Mr. Tadashi Okamura, Chairman, Japan Chamber of Commerce, at a Japanese restaurant Suiren in the Capitol Hotel Tokyu.
09:04 Office
09:08 Mr. Hosono, Minister of State for the Nuclear Power Policy and Administration; Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; and Mr. Shunsuke Kondo, Chairman of Japan Atomic Energy Commission
09:29 Everyone leaves
09:30 Mr. Taizo Nishimuro, Chairman of Postal Privatization Advisory Council
09:48 Mr. Nishimuro leaves
09:49 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; and Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
10:33 Both leave
11:29 Mr. Okada, Deputy Prime Minister
11:38 Mr. Okada leaves

PM
12:49 Parliament
01:02 The Lower House Plenary Session
04:12 Office
04:16 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Nagashima, Special Advisor to PM; Mr. Ishida, Senior Vice Minister of Cabinet Office; Mr. Shimizu, Councillor of Cabinet Office; Mr. Genzo Inouye, Director-General of Policy Management
04:41 Presentation of Kariyushi Shirts from the Governor of Okinawa Prefecture; Mr. Okada, Deputy Prime Minister, and Mr. Fujimura, Chief Cabinet Secretary, also attend
04:48 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
05:00 Mr. Tezuka leaves
05:01 Mr. Takashi Onishi, President of Science Council of Japan; Mr. Motohisa Furukawa, Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy; Mr. Takashi Matsumoto, Administrative Vice Minister of Cabinet Office
05:05 Mr. Edano, Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry; and Mr. Ishida, Senior Vice Minister of Cabinet Office
05:24 Both leave
05:28 The Council on National Strategy and Policy
06:44 Courtesy Call from the Speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw, Mr. Khin Aung Myint of Burma; Mr. Nagahama, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary, also attends
07:04 Dinner with DPJ members, including Mr. Maehara, Mr. Sengoku, and Mr. Fujii at a Chinese restaurant Akasaka Hanten in Akasaka, Tokyo.
09:09 Residence

May 11, 2012 (FRI)

AM

09:02 Office
09:11 Okinawa Policy Council
09:29 Ministerial Meeting
09:56 Issue appointment of Mr. Hiroshi Mizohata to Cabinet Office Adviser; Mr. Fujimura, Chief Cabinet Secretary, attends
09:59 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM; and Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
11:15 Both leave
11:18 Mr. Tadahiro Matsushita, Senior Vice Minister of Cabinet Office
11:29 Mr. Fujimura, Chief Cabinet Secretary, joins
11:36 Both leaves
11:39 Mr. Toshio Ogawa, Minister of Justice
11:50 Mr. Ogawa leaves
11:51 Mr. Sugiyama, Director-General of Asia and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

PM
12:46 Parliament
01:00 Lower House Plenary Session
04:05 Office
04:15 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor to PM
05:00 Mr. Tezuka leaves
05:17 Press interview
05:52 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Taketoshi, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; and Mr. Nagashima, Special Advisor to PM
06:55 Dinner with Mr. Yoshio Hachiro, DPJ Lower House Chairman of Comprehensive Reform of Social Security and Taxation System Council: at Bar Giiya in Akasaka, Tokyo
07:56 Mr. Jojima, DPJ Parliamentary Affairs Council Chair, joins
08:12 Mr. Hachiro leaves
09:01 Mr. Jojima leaves
09:11 Residence
10:10 Conference call with President Putin of Russia

May 12, 2012 (SAT)

AM

Residence

PM
12:32 Mr. So Yamaguchi, Senior Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs; Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Taketoshi, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Nagashima, Special Advisor to PM; Mr. Bessho, Foreign Ministry councilor in charge of political affairs; Mr. Sugiyama, Director-General of Asia and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Ministry for Foreign Affairs; and Mr. Kinoshita, Director-General of the International Bureau, Ministry of Finance
12:53 Everyone leaves
01:02 Meeting of Ruling Party leaders with Mr. Jimi, Head of the People’s New Party (Kokumin Shinto; Mr. Fujimura, Chief Cabinet Secretary; and Mr. Shimoji, Secretary-General of the People’s New Party, also attend
01:21 Meeting adjourned
01:22 Mr. Fujimura, Chief Cabinet Secretary
01:32 Mr. Fujimura leaves
01:34 Mr. Nagahama, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Nagashima, Special Advisor to PM; and Mr. Nishimiya, Foreign Ministry councilor in charge of economics
02:01 Mr. Nishimiya leaves
02:29 Mr. Nagahama and Mr. Nagashima leaves
02:30 Interview with the Wall Street Journal
02:52 Interview ends
02:55 Mr. Kitamura, Head of Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office; and Mr. Mukuki, Director of the Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center
03:03 Mr. Mukuki leaves
03:19 Mr. Kitamura leaves
03:31 Press interview
03:55 Haneda airport
04:20 Leave the airport for Beijing for the Japan -China-ROK Summit

May 13, 2012 (SUN, Local time in Beijing)

AM


The Japan-China-ROK Summit at the Great Hall of the People
Press conference
Made remarks at the Japan-China-ROK Business Summit

PM
Meeting with President Lee Myung-bak of ROK at Chang Fu Gong Center Hotel
Meeting with Premier Wen Jiabao of China at the Great Hall of the People
Press interview at Chung Fu Gong
The opening ceremony of CAMPUS Asia
Dinner party hosted by Premier Wen Jiabao
Stay in Chung Fu Gong Center Hotel

May 14, 2012 (MON, local time in Beijing)

AM

The Japan-China-ROK Summit Day 2 at the Great Hall of the People


PM
Noon Leave Beijing for Haneda
04:02 Arrive at Haneda Airport
04:44 Imperial Palace, report of return
05:00 Residence
05:50 Farewell ceremony of Late Tadayoshi Kusano, former President of the Japanese Trade Union Confederation
06:48 Residence

May 15, 2012 (TUE)

AM

09:13 Office
09:32 Ministerial meeting
09:42 Office
10:30 Haneda Airport


PM
1:22 Arrive at ASDF Naha Base, Okinawa
01:29 Visit Ground, Maritime, and Air Self Defense Force, Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Taketoshi, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary; and Mr. Nagashima, Special Advisor to PM, also attend
03:31 Laguna Garden Hotel, Ginowan City, Okinawa, welcomed by Governor Nakaima of Okinawa.
03:02 Receive the Plan for the Promotion and Development of Okinawa from the Governor Nakaima
03:17 Okinawa Convention Center,
03:21 Meeting with Governor Nakaima
04:00 Okinawa Reversion 40th Anniversary Ceremony
4:13 Press Interview
05:26 Commemorative reception
07:00 ASDF Naha Base
07:18 Leave the base
09:30 Arrive at Haneda Airport
10:01 Residence

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