Saturday, August 22, 2015

Prime Minister of Japan’s Schedule August 3-9, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

AM

12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
09:01 Depart from private residence
09:14 Arrive at office
09:28 Meet with Director of Cabinet Intelligence Kitamura Shigeru
09:42 End meeting with Mr. Kitamura
11:45 Receive courtesy call from a delegation led by President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic Jan Hamacek

11:59 Courtesy call ends

PM
12:01 Ruling Party Liaison Conference
12:29 Conference ends
12:39 Meet with Minister in charge of TPP Amari Akira, Deputy Chief Negotiator of Government Headquarters for TPP Oe Hiroshi, Councilor of Cabinet Secretariat Shibuya Kazuhisa. Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide also attends
1:14 End meeting with Mr. Amari, Mr. Oe and Mr. Shibuya
2:34 Meet with new Eastern Army Commander of the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Moriyama Naotada, former Eastern Army Commander of the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Isobe, new Commander in Chief of the Self Defense Fleet Shigeoka Yasuhiro and former Commander in Chief of the Self Defense Fleet Funada Eiichi, and colleagues
2:42 End meeting with Mr. Moriyama, Mr. Isobe, Mr. Shigeoka and Mr. Funada
2:53 Receive courtesy call from the 54th group of junior reporters from Okinawa and the 32nd group of junior reporters from Hakodate
3:17 Courtesy call ends
3:40 Meet with State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Takagi Yosuke
4:18 End meeting with Mr. Takagi
4:46 Depart from office
4:50 Arrive at LDP Party Headquarters
5:02 LDP officers meeting
5:14 Meeting ends
5:19 LDP Election Strategy Headquarters meeting
5:38 Meeting ends
5:41 Depart from LDP Party Headquarters
5:45 Arrive at office
6:35 Welcome Prime Minister of the Italian Republic Matteo Renzi. Take commemorative photos
6:37 attend ceremony by the guard of honor
6:44 ceremony ends
6:46 Attend Japan-Italy Summit Meeting with Mr. Renzi
7:29 Meeting ends
7:32 Joint Press Release
7:51 Joint Press Release ends
7:52 Depart from office
7:53 Arrive at official residence
7:55 Banquet hosted by Prime Minister Abe and his wife
9:22 Banquet ends
9:27 Give a send-off to Mr. Renzi and his wife
9:28 Send-off ends

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
AM
12:00 At official residence (no visitors)
07:08 Depart from official residence
07:09 Arrive at office
07:17 Meet with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seko Hiroshige
08:27 End meeting with Mr. Seko
08:30 Cabinet Meeting
08:36 Meeting ends
08:40 Meet with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seko Hiroshige
08:47 End meeting with Mr. Seko
08:53 Depart from office
08:55 Arrive at Diet
08:57 At Upper House Committee Room No. 1
08:58 Meet with Minister of Defense Nakatani Gen
08:59 End meeting with Mr. Nakatani
09:01 Meeting of Special Committee of the House of Councillors on the Legislation for Peace and Security of Japan and the International Community opens
11:53 Meeting recesses
11:54 Exit Upper House Committee Room No.1
11:56 Depart from Diet
11:58 Arrive at office

PM
12:43 Meet with Mayor of Shimonoseki City (Yamaguchi Prefecture) Nakao Tomoaki and colleagues
12:53 End meeting with Mr. Nakao
12:54 Depart from office
12:56 Arrive at Diet
12:58 At Upper House Committee Room No. 1
01:00 Meeting of Special Committee of the House of Councillor on the Legislation for Peace and Security of Japan and the International Community recommences
05:22 Meeting adjourns
05:23 Exit Upper House Committee Room No. 1
05:24 Depart from Diet
05:26 Arrive at office
05:53 Receive courtesy call from OBON 2015. Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Shiozaki Yasuhisa also attends
06:11 Courtesy call ends
06:12 Minister of Foreign Affairs Kishida Fumio and MOFA’s Director-General of Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau Ihara Junichi enter
06:31 Mr. Ihara leaves
06:44 Mr. Kishida leaves
06:53 Depart from office
07:03 Arrive at Chinese restaurant Turandot Garyukyo at Akasaka. Dinner with secretaries.
08:50 Depart from restaurant
09:06 Arrive at private residence

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
AM
12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
08:01 Depart from private residence
08:13 Arrive at office
08:30 Phone conference with Vice-President of the United States Joe Biden. Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsunobu, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seko Hiroshige, Director of National Security Council Yachi Shotaro and Director of Cabinet Intelligence Kitamura Shigeru also attend
09:00 End phone conference with Mr. Biden
09:12 Meet with Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Kimura Taro
09:16 End meeting with Mr. Kimura
09:17 Meet with LDP Secretary-General Tanigaki Sadakazu
09:51 End meeting with Mr. Tanigaki
10:01 Meet with Chairman of LDP General Council Nikai Toshihiro
10:42 End meeting with Mr. Nikai
10:43 Meet with Governor of Mie Prefecture Suzuki Eikei
10:59 End meeting with Mr. Suzuki
11:00 Meet with new Superintendent General of Metropolitan Police Takahashi Kiyotaka and former Superintendent General of Metropolitan Police Takatsuna Naoyoshi
11:05 End meeting with Mr. Takahashi and Mr. Takatsuna
10:06 Meet with new Vice-Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Tsuchiya Sadayuki, former Vice-Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Yamanaka Shinichi and Administrative Vice-Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Todani Kazuo
10:10 End meeting with Mr. Tsuchiya, Mr. Yamanaka and Mr. Todani
11:13 Director of National Security Council Yachi Shotaro, Director of Cabinet Intelligence Kitamura Shigeru and Ministry of Defense’s Director of Defense Intelligence Headquarters Miyakawa Tadashi enter
11:22 Mr. Yachi and Mr. Miyakawa leave
11:38 Mr. Kitamura leave
11:42 Meet with Special Advisor to President of LDP Hagiuda Koichi and LDP Lower House member Miyagoshi Mitsuhiro and colleagues
11:56 End meeting with Mr. Hagiuda and Mr. Miyagoshi

PM
01:12 Meet with LDP’s Chairman of Party Organization and Campaign Headquarters Tanaka Kazunori, and LDP’s Director of Local Organization and Local Assembly Members Division Akiba Kenya, and colleagues
01:44 End meeting with Mr. Tanaka and Mr. Akiba
01:34 Meet with LDP Lower House member Kawai Katsuyuki
01:56 End meeting with Mr. Kawai
03:05 Record message for Yahoo’s project on 70th anniversary of end of WWII
03:14 End recording
03:48 Receive courtesy call from Speaker of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom John Bercow
04:18 Courtesy call ends
04:41 Depart from office
05:11 Arrive at Haneda Airport
05:45 Depart from Haneda Airport by Flight 683, All Nippon Airways
06:44 Arrive at Hiroshima Airport
06:55 Depart from Hiroshima Airport
07:47 Arrive at Grand Prince Hotel Hiroshima in Hiroshima City
07:58 Dinner with secretaries and office staff in hotel
09:02 Dinner ends

Thursday, August 6, 2015

AM
12:00 At Grand Prince Hotel Hiroshima in Hiroshima City (no visitors)
07:39 Depart from hotel
07:50 Arrive at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Naka Ward, Hiroshima City
08:00 Attend the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony, offer flowers in tribute, and deliver speech
08:53 Leave ceremony
08:57 Depart from Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
09:04 Arrive at Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima in Naka Ward, Hiroshima City
09:30 Attend meeting to listen to requests by representatives of atomic bomb survivors
10:15 Meeting ends
10:20 Press conference at hotel
10:30 Press conference ends
10:41 Depart from hotel
11:27 Arrive at Hiroshima Airport
11:54 Depart from Hiroshima Airport by Flight 256, Japan Airlines

PM
01:04 Arrive at Haneda Airport
01:19 Depart from Haneda Airport
01:45 Arrive at office
01:57 Meet with LDP Vice-President Komura Masahiko
02:33 End meeting with Mr. Komura
02:55 Meet with Chairperson of LDP Policy Research Council Inada Tomomi
03:31 End meeting with Ms. Inada
03:41 Receive National Personnel Authority (NPA) Recommendation from President of the NPA Ichimiya Nahomi. Minister in charge of Civil Service Reform Arimura Haruko, Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide and Director-General for Cabinet Bureau of Personnel Affairs Kato Katsunobu also attend
03:48 End meeting with Ms. Ichimiya
04:31 Receive Report of the Advisory Panel on the History of the 20th Century and on Japan’s Role and the World Order in the 21st Century from Chairman of the Advisory Panel Nishimuro Taizo
04:39 Finish reception
04:48 Meet with Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ohta Akihiro
05:56 End meeting with Mr. Ohta
05:57 Meet with Minister in charge of TPP Amari Akira
06:15 End meeting with Mr. Amari
06:16 Meet with Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takaichi Sanae
06:53 End meeting with Ms. Takaichi
07:02 Depart from office
07:09 Arrive at hotel Andaz Tokyo in Toranomon. Dinner with Director of Cabinet Intelligence Kitamura Shigeru, Vice-Minister of Finance Tanaka Kazuho and MOFA’s Director-General of European Affairs Bureau Hayashi Hajime at restaurant Andaz Tavern inside hotel.
09:06 Depart from hotel
09:23 Arrive at private residence
Friday, August 7, 2015
AM
12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
07:01 Depart from private residence
07:14 Arrive at office
07:15 Meet with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsunobu
07:39 End meeting with Mr. Kato
07:57 National Security Council meeting with nine ministers
08:02 Meeting ends
08:08 Hold the 38th meeting of the Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters
08:19 Meeting ends
08:21 Cabinet Meeting
08:29 Cabinet Meeting ends
08:30 Meet with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsunobu
08:46 End meeting with Mr. Kato
08:47 Depart from office
08:49 Arrive at Diet
08:50 At Lower House Committee Room No. 1
08:51 Meet with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Aso Taro
08:54 End meeting with Mr. Aso
08:59 Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives opens

PM
12:02 Meeting recesses. Exit Lower House Committee Room No. 1
12:04 Depart from Diet
12:05 Arrive at office
12:53 Depart from office
12:55 Arrive at Diet
12:57 At Lower House Committee Room No. 1
01:00 Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives recommences
02:04 Meeting adjourns
02:05 Exist Lower House Committee Room No.1
02:07 Depart from Diet
02:09 Arrive at office
02:10 Meet with Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Shimomura Hakubun
02:25 End meeting with Mr. Shimomura
02:31 Minister of Finance Aso Taro, Vice-Minister of Finance Tanaka Kazuho and Director-General of the Financial Bureau Sakota Hidenori enter.
02:40 Mr. Tanaka and Mr. Sakota leave
03:06 Mr. Aso leaves
03:36 Minister of Foreign Affairs Kishida Fumio and MOFA’s Director-General of Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau Ihara Junichi enter
04:01 Mr. Ihara leaves
04:06 Mr. Kishida leaves
04:11 Receive request from the Administrative Reform Promotion Headquarters, Cabinet Division, and Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Division of LDP
04:24 Finish request reception
04:31 Receive request from Governor of Okinawa Prefecture Onaga Takeshi
04:43 Finish request reception
04:57 Depart from office
04:58 Arrive at Diet
05:00 Arrive at LDP President’s Office
05:01 LDP Officers Meeting
05:16 Meeting ends
05:29 Exit LDP President’s Office
05:31 Depart from Diet
05:33 Arrive at office
05:36 Meet with Director of Cabinet Intelligence Kitamura Shigeru
05:59 End meeting with Mr. Shigeru
06:05 Certificate of Appreciation Presentation Ceremony for Ihara Takashi and his colleagues in recognition of their assistance in saving another’s life
06:18 Ceremony ends
06:24 Depart from office
06:26 Arrive at The Capitol Hotel Tokyu. Dinner with Secretary General of LDP Tanigaki Sadakazu, Chief Representative of New Komeito Yamaguchi Natsuo and Secretary-General of New Komeito Inoue Yoshihisa at Japanese restaurant Suiren inside hotel. Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide also attends.
08:33 Depart from hotel
08:54 Arrive at private residence

Saturday, August 8, 2015
AM
12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
11:59 At private residence (no morning visitors)
Stay at private residence throughout morning

PM
02:46 Depart from private residence
02:57 Arrive at hotel Hilton Tokyo in Nishi-shinjuku, Tokyo. Get hair cut at barber shop Muragi inside hotel
04:24 depart from hotel
04:36 Arrive at private residence

Sunday, August 9, 2015
AM
12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
07:01 Depart from private residence
07:25 Arrive at Haneda Airport
08:01 Depart from Haneda Airport by Flight 605, Japan Airlines
09:25 Arrive at Nagasaki Airport
09:54 Depart from Nagasaki Airport
10:27 Arrive at Nagasaki Peace Park. Attend Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremony, offer flowers in tribute, and deliver speech
11:51 Depart from Nagasaki Peace park
11:55 Arrive at Best Western Premier Hotel Nagasaki. Lunch in hotel


PM
12:14 Attended a meeting to listen to requests by representatives of atomic bomb survivors
12:48 Meeting ends
12:53 Press conference at hotel
01:00 Press conference ends
01:05 Depart from hotel
01:40 Arrive at Nagasaki Airport
02:14 Depart from Nagasaki Airport by Flight 666, All Nippon Airways
03:39 Arrive at Haneda Airport
03:51 Depart from Haneda Airport
04:20 Arrive at private residence


Provisional Translation by APP staff, Han Yanchu and Lu Pengqiao.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Intelligent comments and additional information welcome. We are otherwise selective.

Asia Monday Events, October 12, 2020

THE 2ND NORTH KOREA ECONOMIC FORUM ANNUAL CONFERENCE (PART II) . 9:00-11:00am (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsors: George Washington University; KDI Sc...