Friday, June 28, 2013

Prime Minister of Japan's Schedule June 12-19

June 12, 2013 (Wed)


09:40 Leave private residence in Tomigaya
09:59 Arrive at office
11:15 Toshiro Yonemura, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary for Crisis Management

01:25 Lower House Member Yasuhisa Shiozaki, Japanese Chairman of UK-Japan 21th Century Group; Ken Shibusawa, President & CEO of Japan Center for International Exchange
02:12 Katsusada Hirose, Governor of Oita Prefecture
03:55 Katsuhito Ikeda, Director of Atomic Energy Regulation Office
04:19 Yuhei Sato, Governor of Fukushima Prefecture
04:38 Hirokazu Nakaima, Governor of Okinawa Prefecture and Chairman of the Council for Promotion of De-zoning and Reutilization of Military Land in Okinawa
04:55 Akira Amari, Minister of Economic Revitalization; Ikuro Sugawara, Manufacturing Industry Director at Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
05:18 Katsunobu Kato, Chief Cabinet Deputy Secretary; Koji Tsuruoka, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs; Nobuhiko Sasaki, Vice-Minister for International Affairs, METI
06:17 Industrial Competitiveness Council
07:07 Leave office
07:16 Arrive at Chinese restaurant “Rikyu” in Akasaka, Tokyo. Informal talk with editorial writers of newspaper and news companies
09:26 Leave restaurant
09:42 Arrive at private residence

June 13, 2013 (Thurs)


08:42 Leave official residence
09:08 Enter the Caretta Shiodome complex in Higashi Shinbashi, Tokyo. Inside at Caretta Photo Studio record LDP video. LDP’s Yuriko Koike, Chairperson, Public Relations Headquarters; Takuya Hirai, Public Relations Headquarters are present
10:40 Leave complex
10:51 Arrive at office
11:15 Telephone conversation with US President Obama

12:29 Lunch with Haruhito Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan
01:38 Akira Amari, Minister of Economic Revitalization
01:49 Leave office
02:05 Arrive at Caretta Shiodome. Inside at Caretta Photo Studio record LDP video. Yuriko Koike and Takuya Hirai are present
03:32 Leave complex
03:43 Arrive at office
03:55 Ministerial Council on Monthly Economic Report and Other Relative Issues
04:32 Receive report from Minoru Makihara, Japanese Chairman of U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON) Education Task Force. U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos is present
04:56 Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; Yasushi Manago, Vice Finance Minister; Yasushi Kinoshita, Head of Budget Bureau; Kazuho Tanaka, Head of Tax Bureau
05:16 Shigetaro Yamamoto, Governor of Yamaguchi Prefecture; Shungaku Yanai, Yamaguchi Prefectural Assembly Chair
05:48 Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy
06:13 Hakubun Shimomura, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
07:01 Leave office
07:05 Arrive at Hotel Okura in Toranomon, Tokyo. In banquet room, attend the inauguration ceremony for the Newly Reorganized Medical Excellence Japan and give address
07:27 Leave hotel
07:30 Arrive at official residence. Dinner with Hakubun Shinomura, Naoki Inose, Governor of Tokyo Metropolitan area
09:04 Leave official residence
09:18 Arrive at private residence

June 14, 2013 (Fri)


08:22 Leave private residence
08:36 Arrive at office
08:47 Japan Economic Revitalization Headquarters
09:05 Cabinet meeting
09:23 Interview with media outlets
10:00 Akitaka Saiki and Koji Tsuruoka, both Deputy Ministers for Foreign Affairs; Nobuhiko Sasaki, Vice-Minister for International Affairs, METI enter
10:22 Mr. Sasaki leaves
10:32 Mr. Saiki leaves
10:44 Mr. Tsuruoka leaves
10:54 Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida; Chikao Kawai, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
11:15 Shigeru Kitamura, Cabinet Information Officer

12:51 Sanae Takaichi, Chairman of the Policy Research Council, LDP
01:42 Yoshihide Suga, Chief Cabinet Secretary
01:53 Tomomi Inada, Administrative Reform Minister
02:30 Akitaka Saiki and Koji Tsuruoka, both Deputy Ministers for Foreign Affairs; Nobuhiko Sasaki, Vice-Minister for International Affairs, METI
03:46 Kazuho Tanaka, Director General of the Tax Bureau
04:11 Mr. Saiki and Mr. Sasaki
06:22 Leave office
06:34 Arrive at Aoyama Funeral Parlor in Minami Aoyama, Tokyo. Attends the wake of Nagayoshi Sumida, former President and CEO of Sankei Shimbun
06:37 Leave funeral
07:01 Arrive at Ancienne Ai restaurant in Sangen-Jaya, Tokyo. Dinner with wife Akie
08:53 Leave restaurant
09:07 Arrive at private residence

June 15, 2013 (Sat)


10:06 Leave private residence
10:25 Arrive at Grand Hyatt Hotel Tokyo in Roppongi. Exercise at Nagomi Spa and Fitness

01:21 Leave hotel
01:43 Arrive at Haneda Airport
01:55 Interview with media outlets
02:20 Leave on government plane to Poland to begin visit to European countries with wife Akie. The Prime Minister Visits Poland
In Poland, attends “Food Reception”

June 16, 2013 (Sun)

Continues activities in Poland
Attends Japanese food fair
Summit with V4 nations: Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and the Slovak Republic

June 17, 2013 (Mon)

Discussion with President Obama
G8 Lough Erne Summit in Northern Ireland

June 18, 2013 (Tues)

Second day of G8 Summit

June 19, 2013 (Wed)

The Prime Minister visits to Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom
Meet with Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland
Give economic policy speech at Guildhall, London. (A transcript of Abe’s remarks can be found here)

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