Thursday, May 30, 2013

Prime Minister of Japan's Schedule May 6-19

May 6, 2013 (Mon)


07:11 Fujisakura Country Club; Golfing with Mrs. Abe; Mr. Kouichi Hagyuda, LDP Lower House member; Mr. Honda, Councilor of Cabinet Secretariat; and secretaries

03:49 JR Ootski Station
04:07 Leave the station
05:16 Arrive at JR Shinjuku Station
05:34 Dinner with Mrs. Yoko Abe, Mother; and Mrs. Abe
08:20 Home in Tomigaya
09:02 Deputy Prime Minister Aso
10:46 Mr. Aso leaves

May 7, 2013 (Tue)


08:54 Office
08:56 Former Prime Minister Yoshirou Mori
09:33 Ministerial Meeting
09:58 Imperial Palace; report of return
10:14 Office
10:54 Defense Minister Onodera; Mr. Kuroe, MoD Operation and Planning Bureau Director General; Mr. Iwasaki, SDF Director Joint Chiefs
11:34 Education Minister Shimomura; Deputy Education Minister Yamanaka; Mr. Nunomura, MEXT Elementary and Secondary Education Bureau Director General
11:43 Economic Revitalization Minister Amari
11:44 Mr. Matsumoto, Administrative Vice Minister of Cabinet Office, joins
11:47 Mr. Matsumoto leaves
11:53 Mr. Amari leaves
11:55 Mayor Kazuo Morishita of Ogasawara, Tokyo Prefecture

12:04 Government・Ruling Party Liaison Meeting
12:55 Parliament
01:00 Upper House Budget Committee
05:15 Office
05:23 Courtesy Call from Minister of Foreign Affairs of the French Republic Mr. Laurent Fabius
05:47 Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy
06:45 Mr. Yachi, Councilor of Cabinet Office
06:54 Mrs. Junko Kawaguchi, Upper House Environment Committee Chair
07:13 Hotel New Ootani, Attend LDP Nikai Faction Party
07:33 Dinner with Yutaka Nishizawa, President of Jiji Press; and Mr. Shirou Tasaki, Jiji’s editorial writer, at Japanese restaurant Wadakura
09:36 Home in Tomigaya

May 8, 2013 (Wed)

07:43 Office
08:52 Parliament
09:12 Governor Haruhiko Kurada of the Bank of Japan
09:39 Upper House Budget Committee

12:01 Office
12:54 Parliament
12:57 Mr. Masuzoe, President of New Party Reform (Kaikaku)
01:12 Upper House Budget Committee
04:39 Dentist
04:56 Office
05:01 Mr. Kitamura, Director, Cabinet Intelligence
05:08 Foreign Minister Kishida
05:24 Education Rebuilding Implementation Council
06:16 Education Minister Shimomura
06:37 Residence; Dinner with Mr. Shigeo Nagashima, former Manager of Yomiuri Giants; Mr. Hideki Matsui, former baseball player for the New York Yankees; and Mr. Tsuneo Watanabe, Chair of Yomiuri Group; and Mr. Yoshio Okubo, President of Nippon TV; Mr. Suga attends
08:42 home in Tomigaya

May 9, 2013 (Thu)

09:16 office
09:17 Mr. Sugiyama, MoFA Asia Oceaninan Bureau Director General
10:11 Imperial Palace;
11:15 Office
11:48 Economic Revitalization Minister Amari; METI Minister Motegi; Mr. Ishiguro, METI Industrial Policy Bureau Director General; and Mr.Sugawara, Manufacturing Industry Bureau Director General

01:20 Imperial Palace
01:52 Office
02:34 Mr. Kitamura
03:14 Interview with the Huffington Post Japanese Version, Arianna Huffington, Japan Editor-in-Chief Shigeki Matsuura and International Editor Nicholas Sabloff
03:38 Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery Minister Hayashi; and Mr. Minagawa, Administrative Vice Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishry
04:09 Defense Minister Onodera; and Mr. Tokuchi, MoD Policy Bureau Director General
04:33 Mr. McNerney, CEO of Boeing
05:12 Administrative Vice Foreign Minister Kawai; Deputy Foreign Minister Saiki; and Mr. Kouzuki, MoFA European Affairs Bureau Director General
05:35 Advisory Council on the Establishment of a National Security Council
06:35 Residence; Dinner with Mr. Kouichi Sugiyama, Composer; Ms. Michiko Hasegawa, Professor Emeritus of Saitama University; and others
08:01 Mr. Oota, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, and transportation; and Mr. Arai, New Party Reform Secretary General at a Japanese Bar Restaurant Yottegansho
09:19 Home in Tomigaya

May 10, 2013 (Fri)

08:07 Office
08:09 Mr. Shindo, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications
09:53 Parliament
10:01 Upper House Plenary Session
11:15 Office
11:47 Mr. Yasushi Akashi, Chair of “Beijing-Tokyo Forum"

12:11 Mr. Ichirou Aisawa, Chair of LDP Election System Reform; Mr. Takuya Hirai, Net Media Director; and Mr. Shigeki Satou, Acting Policy Research Council Chair
12:52 Parliament
12:54 Mr. Tamura, Minister of Health, Labour, and Welfare
01:02 Lower House Plenary Session
03:26 Office
03:45 Deputy Foreign Minister Saiki
04:52 Fuji TV
05:00 Appear on News Program
06:19 Office
06:22 Defense Minister Onodera; Mr. Tokuchi, MoD Policy Bureau Director General; and Mr. Ihara, MoFA North American Bureau Director General
07:06 Residence; Dinner with Mr. Minomonta, TV Show Host; and Mr. Toshihiro Nikai, Acting LDP General Affairs Chair
08:40 Mr. Mino Leaves
08:49 Mr. Nikai leaves
09:05 Home in Tomigaya

May 11, 2013 (Sat)

10:35 Exercise in Nagomi Spa and Fitness at Grand Hyatt Tokyo in Roppongi

01:25 Lunch with Mr. Taniguchi, Cabinet Office Councilor; and secretaries at French Kitchen
02:13 Watch Movie “Lincoln” with his secretaries in Roppongi Toho Cinemas Roppongi Hills
05:09 Interview with Foreign Affairs
06:23 Join concert of Mr. Kousetsu Minami in Hibiya Outdoor Music Hall; Sing some songs
06:46 Dinner with his classmates at Seikei University
10:30 Home in Tomigaya

May 12, 2013 (Sun)
Visit Miyagi Prefecture, earthquake affected areas, SDF base to ride on a fighter get

May 13, 2013 (Mon)

08:49 Office
08:50 Mr. Sekou, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
09:54 Parliament
09:58 Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery Minister Hayashi
10:01 Upper House Budget Committee
11:00 Mr. Hayashi
11:06 Office
11:22 Japan-Brunei Summit Meeting

12:02 Luncheon hosted by Prime Minister
12:49 See off King of Brunei
01:24 Parliament
01:30 Upper House Budget Committee
05:46 LDP Executives Meeting
06:03 Mr. Koumura, LDP Vice President; and Ms. Noda, LDP General Affairs Council Chief
06:10 Office
06:43 Tokyo Prince Hotel; Attend LDP Machimura Faction Party
07:04 Hotel New Otani, conversation with Mr. Nobutada Saji, President of Suntory Holdings
07:29 Residence, Dinner with Mr. Junzou Matoba, former Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
09:24 Home in Tomigaya

May 14, 2013 (Tue)

07:58 Office
08:07 Ministerial Meeting
08:20 Mr. Sekou, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
09:29 Defense Minister Onodera; Mr. Tokuchi, MoD Policy Bureau Director General; and Mr. Kimizuka, Ground SDF Chief of Staff
09:54 Parliament
10:00 Upper House Budget Committee
11:59 Office

12:00 Mr. Kiyoshi Ejima, LDP Upper House Member
12:12 Mr. Robert J. Hugin, CEO of Celgene Corporation, American biotechnology company
12:54 Parliament
01:00 Upper House Budget Committee
04:17 Office
04:19 Mr. Kitamura, Director, Cabinet Intelligence; Mr. Tokuchi, MoD Policy Bureau Director General; and Mr. Kinomura, Director of Defense Intelligence Headquarters
04:38 Administrative Vice Finance Minister Manago; Mr. Tanaka, MoF Tax Bureau Director General
05:00 Imperial Hotel; Attend ceremony of Japan Doctors Association
05:24 Dentist
05:53 Office
06:07 Industrial Competitiveness Council
07:30 Dinner with Mr. Nobuaki Koide, President of Chuunichi Shimbun; and Mr. Yukihiro Hasegawa, Editor in Chief of Tokyo Shimbun
09:56 Home in Tomigaya

May 15, 2013 (Wed)

07:46 Office
07:47 Mr. Sekou, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
08:55 Parliament
09:02 Upper House Budget Committee
11:59 Office

12:56 Parliament
01:00 Upper House Budget Committee
06:19 Japan Press Center Building; “Commemorating Mr. Shintaro Abe (PM’s father) and talk with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe”
06:33 Parliament
06:41 Upper House Plenary Session
08:10 Lower House Plenary Session
08:28 Tokyo Marunouchi Palace Hotel; Dinner with media related people including Mr. Tsuneo Watanabe, Yomiuri Shimbun Group Chair
10:22 Parliament
10:40 Lower House Plenary Session
10:44 Mr. Ibuki and Mr. Hirata, Lower House Chair and Upper House Chair; visit ruling and opposition party factions; Mr. Suga accompanies
11:18 Press interview
11:35 Home in Tomigaya

May 16, 2013 (Thu)

09:09 Office
10:04 Shiseido Shiodome FS Building
10:06 Exchange opinions with employees
10:35 Shiseido Co., Ltd.'s Kangaroom Shiodome
10:44 Interview with press
10:59 Office
11:00 Economic Revitalization Minister
11:40 ILO Director-General Guy Ryder

12:00 LDP Headquarters
12:02 Mr. Hagyuuda Kouichi, LDP Lower House Member
12:18 Ms. Koike, LDP PR Director
12:36 Mr. Shungaku Yanai, LDP Yamaguchi Prefecture Federation Director
01:07 Office
01:58 Mr. Souichirou Tahara, Journalist
04:58 Mr. Kitamura, Director, Cabinet Intelligence
05:17 Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy
07:05 Hotel Okura Annex; Dinner with Mr. Takayuki Kasai, JR Central Chair; and Mr. Shigetaka Komori, Fuji Film Holdings Chair
08:51 Home in Tomigaya

May 17, 2013 (Fri)

08:07 Office
08:08 Foreign Minister Kishida; Education Minister Shimomura, and Administrative Vice Foreign Minister Kawai
08:38 Ministerial Meeting
09:25 Parliament
09:30 Lower House Committee on Economy, Trade and Industry
11:35 Office
11:42 Courtesy Call from the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Mr. Peter Maurer

12:03 Governor Hidehiko Yusaki of Hiroshima Prefecture
12:12 Courtesy Call from the Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada, Mr. Andrew Scheer
12:53 Deputy Foreign Minister Saiki
01:30 Governor Naoki Inose of Tokyo Prefecture
02:00 Mr. Takayuki Kasai, JR Central Chair
02:22 Interview with Voice, monthly magazine
03:04 Mr. Fumiya Shinohara, Political Analyst
03:08 Commerce and Technology Minister Shamal of India
04:37 Mr. Kitamura, Director, Cabinet Intelligence
05:10 Council for Science and Technology Policy
06:15 Gathering with Prime Minister Abe hosted by Japan Akademeia; Mr. Jiro Ushio, Chair of Ushio Denki
06:25 Speech on growth strategy
07:11 Exchange opinion
07:56 Reception
08:20 Hotel Okura annex; Japan-US-India Forum; Mr. Richard Armitage, former US Deputy Secretary of State; John Hamre, President of CSIS; Deputy Foreign Minister Saiki
09:09 Haircut at HAIR GUEST
10:17 Home in Tomigaya

May 18, 2013 (Sat)
Visit Ooita Prefecture

May 19, 2013 (Sun)
Visit Saga and Fukuoka Prefectures

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