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Prime Minister of Japan’s Schedule October 13-19, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

AM

12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
10:00 At private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo (no morning visitors)
Stay at private residence throughout morning

PM
Stay at residence through afternoon and evening

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

AM
12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
07:52 Depart from private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo
08:05 Arrive at office
08:12 Nine Ministers’ Group of National Security Council (NSC) meeting. Minister of Justice Matsushima Midori and Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Shiozaki Yasuhisa also attend
08:22 Meeting ends
08:28 Cabinet Meeting begins
08:37 Cabinet Meeting ends
08:38 Meet with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsunobu
09:33 End meeting with Mr. Kato
09:34 Meet with Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Saiki Akitaka
10:05 End meeting with Mr. Saiki
10:08 Meet with former Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy Yamamoto Ichita
10:28 End meeting with Mr. Yamamoto
10:36 Speak with Ministry of Defense’s incoming Chief of Staff for Joint Staff Council Kawano Katsutoshi and outgoing Chief of Staff Iwasaki Shigeru, and incoming Chief of Staff for Maritime Self-Defense (Mr. Kawano’s former title) Takei Tomohisa
10:47 Finish speaking with Mr. Kawano, Mr. Iwasaki, and Mr. Takei
11:06 Meet with Administrative Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Sugiyama Shinsuke; Vice-Minister of Finance for International Affairs Yamasaki Tatsuo; Administrative Vice-Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Harihara Hisao; Administrative Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Ishiguro Norihiko; Administrative Vice-Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Muto Hiroshi; Ministry of Environment’s Vice-Minister for Global Environment Seki Soichiro; and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)’s Director-General of European Affairs Bureau Hayashi Hajime
11:34 End meeting with Mr. Sugiyama, Mr. Yamasaki, Mr. Harihara, Mr. Ishiguro, Mr. Muto, Mr. Seki, and Mr. Hayashi

PM
12:09 Ruling Party Liaison Conference
12:25 Conference ends
12:54 Depart from office
12:55 Arrive at Diet
12:57 Enter Lower House Plenary Meeting Hall
12:58 Speak with former LDP Vice-President Oshima Tadamori
12:59 Finish speaking with Mr. Oshima
01:02 Lower House Plenary Session convenes
03:53 Lower House Plenary Session adjourns, leave Lower House Plenary Meeting Hall
03:54 Depart from Diet
03:55 Arrive at office
04:02 Meet with MOFA’s Mr. Sugiyama, Mr. Hayashi and Director of Russian Division Uyama Tomochika
04:23 End meeting with Mr. Sugiyama, Mr. Hayashi and Mr. Uyama
04:24 Meet with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seko Hiroshige, Mr. Sugiyama, Mr. Yamasaki, Mr. Harihara, Mr. Ishiguro, Mr. Muto, and colleagues
05:05 End meeting with Mr. Seko, Mr. Sugiyama, Mr. Yamasaki, Mr. Harihara, Mr. Ishiguro, Mr. Muto, and colleagues
05:06 Meet with Mr. Saiki
05:30 End meeting with Mr. Saiki
05:31 Meet with Administrative Vice-Minister of Defense Tokuchi Hideshi and MOFA’s Director-General of Foreign Policy Bureau Hiramatsu Kenji
05:50 End meeting with Mr. Tokuchi and Mr. Hiramatsu
05:51 Director of Cabinet Intelligence Kitamura Shigeru enters
05:59 Director of NSC Yachi Shotaro and Director of Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center Shimohira Koji join
06:10 Mr. Yachi and Mr. Shimohira leave
06:16 Mr. Kitamura leaves
06:25 Speak with Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Kimura Taro
06:32 Finish speaking with Mr. Kimura
06:37 Depart from office
06:43 Arrive at Chinese restaurant Akasaka Hanten in Akasaka, Tokyo. Dinner meeting with Head of LDP Yamaguchi Chapter Kishi Nobuo, former Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Hayashi Moto, President of Yamaguchi Prefectural Assembly Yanai Shungaku, and colleagues
07:42 Depart from restaurant
07:48 Arrive at official residence

Wednesday, October 15, 2014


AM
12:00 At official residence (no visitors)
08:00 At official residence (no morning visitors)
09:24 Depart from official residence
09:27 Arrive at office
10:00 Phone conference with President of the US Barack Obama. Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretaries Kato Katsunobu and Seko Hiroshide also attend
10:25 Phone conference ends
10:57 Meet with Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Saiki Akitaka
11:27 End meeting with Mr. Saiki
11:28 Meet with LDP Secretary-General Tanigaki Sadakazu
11:56 End meeting with Mr. Tanigaki

PM
12:32 Depart from office
12:33 Arrive at Cabinet Office Central Offices in Nagata-cho, Tokyo. Hang signboard for Promotion Office for Creating a Society in Which All Women Shine. Give instruction to promotion office personnel
12:38 Depart from Cabinet Office Central Offices
12:40 Arrive at office
12:53 Interview open to all media: When asked “What message will you deliver at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit?” Mr. Abe answers “I will appeal [to other attendees] with the fact that Japan, with its own growth strategy, will contribute to the world’s economic growth.”
12:57 Interview ends
12:58 Depart from office
01:18 Arrive at Haneda Airport
01:41 Depart from airport on private government aircraft bound for attendance of ASEM Summit in Milan, Italy
(Local time in Milan, Italy)
Arrive by private government aircraft at Malpensa International Airport in Milan, Italy
Stay night at hotel Westin Palace Milan

Thursday, October 16, 2014

AM
(Local time in Milan, Italy)
Conference with Acting Prime Minister of Thailand Prayuth Chan-o-cha at hotel Westin Palace Milan
Conference with Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Tan Dung at international conference center Milano Congressi in Milan City
Attend Asia-Europe Business Forum
Conference with Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi

PM
(Local time in Milan, Italy)
Conference with President of EU Herman Van Rompuy
Attend ASEM Summit reception party and opening ceremony
Attend Asia-Europe Business Forum Representatives Assembly, commemorative photo session
Lectures at ASEM Summit
Conference with Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel
Make statement at ASEM Leaders’ Summit
Conference with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Dinner meeting hosted by President of Italy Giorgio Napolitano in Palazzo Reale
Greet with Premier of China Li Kequiang
Stay night at hotel Westin Palace Milan

Friday, October 17, 2014

AM

(Local time in Milan, Italy)
Conference with President of Russia Vladimir Putin at international conference center Milano Congressi in Milan City
Attend ASEM Summit

PM
(Local time in Milan, Italy)
Closing ceremony
Attend meeting of Nordic-Baltic Eight (NB8)
Conference with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko
Depart from Malpensa International Airport in Milan, Italy

Saturday, October 18, 2014

AM

(In transit)

PM
03:09 Finish attendance of ASEM Summit, arrive at Haneda Airport in private government aircraft
03:20 Depart from airport
03:40 Arrive at official residence
04:41 Depart from official residence
04:53 Arriva at private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo

Sunday, October 19, 2014

AM

12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
09:41 Depart from private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo
09:54 Arrive at hotel Grand Hyatt Tokyo in Roppongi, Tokyo. Exercise at NAGOMI Spa and Fitness within hotel

PM
12:56 Depart from hotel
01:06 Arrive at ANA Intercontinental Hotel Tokyo in Akasaka, Tokyo
03:04 Depart from hotel
03:19 Arrive at private residence
04:43 Depart from private residence
05:00 Arrive at Tokyo International Forum in Marunouchi, Tokyo. Attend Annual Conference of International Bar Association, deliver address
06:05 Depart from forum
06:24 Arrive at private residence


Provisional Translation by: Erin M. Jones

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