Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Prime Minister of Japan's Schedule Oct 1-7

October 1, 2012 (MON) * Inauguration of the Third Reshuffled Noda Cabinet


09:32 Office
09:34 Mr. Fujimura
09:37 Mr. Saito joins
09:42 Both leave
11:09 Mr. Saito
11:32 Extraordinary ministerial meeting
11:40 Meeting adjourns

12:48 Meeting with Mr. Jimi, People’s New Party’s President; Mr. Koshiishi; Mr. Fujimura; and Mr. Shimoji, Secretary General of People’s New Party
12:57 Launch Cabinetmaking Headquarters
01:15 Press conference
01:38 Call in new ministers
04:11 Mr. Nagashima, Special Advisor for PM
04:52 Imperial palace, New ministers sworn in
06:37 Office
06:58 Issue appointment for new ministers
07:11 The first ministerial meeting
07:35 Photo shooting
07:40 Mr. Tezuka, Special Advisor for PM
08:06 Residence

October 2, 2012 (TUE) * Decision on Senior Vice-Ministers, Parliamentary Secretaries and Special Advisors to the Prime Minister


09:32 Office
09:42 Mr. Taketoshi, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
09:48 Mr. Taketoshi leaves

01:03 Ministerial meeting
02:02 Japan-Liechtenstein Summit Meeting; Mr. Shiba, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
02:23 Meeting ends
04:27 Imperial palace, new senior vice ministers sworn in
06:40 Office
07:10 Photo shooting with new senior vice ministers
07:19 Vice ministerial meeting
07:37 Mr. Honda, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry
08:20 Issue appointment for new parliamentary secretaries
08:35 Photo shooting
08:42 Parliamentary secretaries’ meeting
09:04 Issue appointment for new PM’s special advisors
09:07 Photo shooting
09:11 Residence

October 3, 2012 (WED)

08:58 Imperial palace; greeting ceremony for King Abdul Halim, Malaysian King; Mrs. Noda attends
09:53 Office
10:25 Hotel Lungwood, Higashi Nippori, Tokyo
10:26 RENGO's Central Committee
10:57 Mr. Koga, President of Rengo (Japan Trade Union Confederation)
11:36 Office
11:38 Mr. Kazuhiko Takeshima, former Japan Fair Trade Commission chair
11:47 Mr. Takeshima leaves

02:01 Mr. Fumiya Ito, winner of Nigen Ryoku (Human Strength) Award
02:15 Mr. Jiro Saito, President/CEO of Nippon Yusen (NYK)
02:23 Mr. Saito leaves
03:31 Mr. Okada, Deputy Prime Minister
03:58 Mr. Taketoshi, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
04:15 Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
04:19 Mr. Morimoto, Minister of Defense
04:29 Mr. Gemba and Mr. Fujimura join
05:29 All leave
06:04 Residence
06:40 Imperial Palace, Dinner Party with King Abdul Halim of Malaysia
10:04 Residence

October 4, 2012 (THU)


09:23 Office
09:25 Mr. Sugiyama, Director-general, Asia and Oceania Affairs Bureau, MoFA
09:55 Mr. Ogushi, Special Advisor for PM
10:18 Mr. Ogushi leaves
11:00 Hibiya Hall, The 50th Anniversary National Ceremony of the Japan Federation of Senior Citizens Clubs

12:13 Office, stand talk with Mr. Eikei Suzuki, Governor of Mie Prefecture
01:47 Mr. Kawakami, Special Advisor for PM
01:58 Mr. Nagahama, Minister of Environment; and Mr. Tatsuo Hirano, Minister for Reconstruction in the Response to the East Japan Earthquake
02:43 Mr. Nagahama leaves
03:06 Mr. Hirano leaves
05:38 Pays a Courtesy Call on Their Majesties The Yang di-Pertuan Agong and The Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia
06:02 Residence

October 5, 2012 (FRI)


09:33 Office
10:02 Ministerial meeting
10:24 Mr. Nakao, Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance; Mr. Yamazaki, Director General, International Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Finance
11:01 Mr. Yoshitake Yokokura, President, The Japan Medical Association
11:20 Mr. Masuko, DPJ Policy Research Council Chief
11:31 Mr. Kawai, Administrative Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs; and Mr. Okada

12:04 Government DPJ Three executives meeting
12:58 Parliament
01:01 DPJ executive meeting
01:11 Office
01:29 Parliament
01:31 DPJ ordinary secretary-general meeting
01:40 Office
01:59 Mr. Edano, Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry; Mr. Saito, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
02:42 Both leave
03:00 Mr. Ogasawara, Administrative Vice Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications
03:13 Mr. Adachi, Administrative Vice Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry; Mr. Ueda, Director-General, Trade Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry
03:43 Both leave
04:41 Mr. Kitamura, Head of Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office; and Mr. Masayuki Iwao, Maritime Safety Auditor, Japan Coast Guard
05:31 Presents Commemorative Gifts to Members of the Japanese National Team of the London 2012 Paralympic Games
05:48 Photo shooting
06:08 Conversation
06:26 Residence

October 6, 2012 (SAT)



05:26 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; at Garden Court Club in Hotel New Otani

08:28 Residence

October 7, 2012 (SUN) * Visits Fukushima Prefecture


06:50 JR Ueno Station
07:00 Leave the Station; Mr. Nagahama, Minister of Environment and Nuclear Disaster accompanies
09:19 Arrive at JR Iwaki Station
09:55 Give words of encouragement to the police unit at the area patrol team base in Oriki
10:17 J Village, talk with people who worked on-site immediately after the accident
Lunch, measure the radiation level, change to protective gear

12:20 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
01:29 Observe the Unit 4 Reactor
01:52 Control room of Unit 1 and 2
03:20 J Village, measure the radiation level
04:04 Naraha Minami Elementary School, observe decontamination work; receive request from Mayor Yukihide Matsumoto
04:28 Observe the temporary storage site for contaminated soil
04:40 Press interview
04:44 Leave the site
06:21 Observe the inspection laboratory for all of the bags of rice; tasting; Mr. Yuhei Sato, Governor of Fukushima also attends
07:13 JR Koriyama Station
07:53 Leave the station
09:11 JR Tokyo Station
09:28 Residence

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