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Prime Minister of Japan’s Schedule June 8-14, 2015

Monday, June 8, 2015

AM

(Local time in German)
Hold talks with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron in Schloss Elmau
Attend the G7 Summit, discuss energy, climate change, and counter-terrorism issues with outreach guests.

PM
Attend a commemorative photo session with outreach guests
Working lunch with outreach guests on the theme of development, women, health and Africa
Hold a press conference in the city of Munich

Tuesday, June 9, 2015AM
(In transit)

PM
04:47 Arrive at Haneda Airport from Germany on personal government aircraft with wife Akie, completing attendance of the G7 Summit
05:04 Depart from airport
05:26 Arrive at Imperial Palace. Register return to Japan
05:33 Depart from Imperial Palace
05:47 Arrive at private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

AM

12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
08:00 At private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo (no morning visitors)
09:41 Depart from private residence
09:55 Arrive at Hotel New Otani in Kioi-Cho, Tokyo. Attend the 85th General Meeting of the Japan Association of City Mayors in the banquet hall Tsuru within the hotel, deliver address
10:17 Depart from hotel
10:22 Arrive at office
10:36 Meet with Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Amari Akira, Vice-Minister of Cabinet Office Matsuyama Kenji, and Cabinet Office Director-Generals for Policies on Cohesive Society Maekawa Mamoru, Habuka Shigeki, and Tawa Hiroshi
10:58 End meeting with Mr. Amari, Mr. Matsuyama, Mr. Maekawa, Mr. Habuka, and Mr. Tawa
10:59 Meet with wife Junko of former Lower House Speaker, the late Machimura Nobutaka
11:14 End meeting with Ms. Machimura Junko

PM
12:13 Meet with LDP Secretary-General Tanigaki Sadakazu
12:47 End meeting with Mr. Tanigaki
01:15 Meet with Ministry of Defense (MOD)’s Administrative Vice-Minister Nishi Masanori and Director-General of Bureau of Personnel and Education Manabe Ro
02:08 End meeting with Mr. Nishi and Mr. Manabe
02:26 Meet with Secretary-General of Headquarters for Abduction Issue Ishikawa Shoichiro
03:01 End meeting with Mr. Ishikawa
03:04 Meet with Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Saiki Akitaka
04:14 End meeting with Mr. Saiki
04:25 Director of National Security Council (NSC) Yachi Shotaro, Director of Cabinet Intelligence Kitamura Shigeru, and MOD’s Director of Defense Intelligence Headquarters (DIH) Miyagawa Tadashi enter
04:33 Mr. Yachi and Mr. Miyagawa leave
04:40 Mr. Kitamura leaves
05:17 Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy meeting
06:20 Council meeting ends
06:21 Speak with Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takaichi Sanae
06:31 Finish speaking with Ms. Takaichi
06:33 Depart from office
06:40 Arrive at Chinese restaurant Akasaka Hanten in Akasaka, Tokyo. Dinner meeting with Chairman of Yamaguchi Prefectural Assembly Hatahara Motonari and colleagues
07:52 Depart from restaurant
08:09 Arrive at private residence

Thursday, June 11, 2015

AM

08:00 At private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo (no morning visitors)
09:30 Depart from private residence
09:47 Arrive at office
10:10 Meet with LDP Lower House member Kawai Katsuyuki
10:25 End meeting with Mr. Kawai
10:50 Meet with Cabinet Office’s Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination Inoue Motomi
11:00 End meeting with Mr. Inoue
11:19 Meet with State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Takagi Yosuke
11:39 End meeting with Mr. Takagi
11:49 Receive a courtesy call from the Hokota Brand Ambassadors and others from Hokota City, Ibaraki Prefecture. LDP Lower House member Nukaga Fukushiro also attends
11:55 Courtesy call ends
11:56 Meet with the Governor of Yamaguchi Prefecture Tsugumasa Muraoka and President of Yamaguchi Prefectural Assembly Hatahara Motonari

PM
12:10 End meeting with Mr. Tsugumasa and Mr. Hatahara
01:39 Meet with Minister in charge of Economic Revitalization Amari Akira and Acting Director of Bureau of Headquarters for Japan’s Economic Revitalization Sugawara Ikuro
02:07 End meeting with Mr. Amari and Mr. Sugawara
02:09 Receive a courtesy call from the Governor of Mie Prefecture Eikei Suzuki. Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide
02:22 Courtesy call ends
02:24 Meet with Chairman of Japan War-Bereaved Families Association [Nippon Izokukai], LDP Upper House member Mizuochi Toshiei
02:39 Meet with Director of National Security Council (NSC) Yachi Shotaro, Director of Cabinet Intelligence Kitamura Shigeru, MOFA’s Director-General of Foreign Policy Bureau Hiramatsu Kenji, Ministry of Defense (MOD)’s Director-General of Bureau of Defense Policy Kuroe Tetsuro
02:49 End meeting with Mr. Yachi, Mr. Kitamura, Mr. Hiramatsu, and Mr. Kuroe
02:53 Meet with Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Kimura Taro
02:59 Meet with Minister in charge of Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan Ishiba Shigeru, Special Advisor to Minister of State for Special Missions Ito Tatsuya
03:32 End meeting with Mr. Ishiba and Mr. Ito
03:33 Meet with Minister in charge of Total Reform of Social Security and Tax Amari Akira. Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsunobu also attends
04:02 End meeting with Mr. Amari
04:03 Vice-Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Oishi Toshio, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry‘s Administrative Vice-Minister Ishiguro Norihiko, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)’s Director-General of Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau Uemura Tsukasa. Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seko Hiroshige also attends
04:18 The 21st meeting of the Industrial Competitiveness Council
05:11 Meeting ends
05:13 Meet with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Aso Taro
05:35 End meeting with Mr. Aso
05:36 National Security Council meeting
06:09 Meeting ends
06:17 Depart from office
06:25 Arrive at Palace Hotel Tokyo. Attend the gathering organized by Prime Minister supporters’ group Shinsei-kai that is formed by psychiatrists, exchange views with participants. Special Advisor to President of LDP Hagiuda Koichi also attends
06:55 Depart from the hotel
07:09 Arrive at Japanese restaurant Fukudaya. Dinner meeting with financiers including three Honorary Chairmen of Keidanren Imai Takashi, Okuda Hiroshi, Mitarai Fujio, and President of Japan Post Holdings Co. Nishimuro Taizo
08:41 Depart from hotel
08:55 Arrive at private residence

Friday, June 12, 2015

AM

12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
07:51 Depart from private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo
08:03 Arrive at office
08:11 The 37th meeting of the Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters
08:24 Meeting ends
08:26 Cabinet meeting
08:38 Meeting ends
08:39 Speak with Minster in charge of Abduction Issue Yamatani Eriko
08:40 Speak with Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Shimomura Hakubun
08:42 End speaking with Mr. Shimomura
08:48 Meet with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsunobu
09:15 End meeting with Mr. Kato
09:53 Depart from office
09:55 Arrive at the Diet
09:56 Enter Lower House Committee Room No. 16
10:12 Meeting of the Committee on Health, Labor, and Welfare of the Lower House begins

PM
12:01 Meeting of the Committee on Health, Labor, and Welfare of the Lower House adjourns, leave Lower House Committee Room No.16
12:03 Depart the Diet
12:04 Arrive at the office
12:06 LDP Research Commission on Regional Diplomatic and Economic Partnership Chairman Komura Masahiko, Chairman of LDP Headquarters for Regional Diplomatic and Economic Partnership Eto Seishiro, and Director of LDP Foreign Affairs Division Akiba Kenya
12:19 End meeting with Mr. Komura, Mr. Eto, and Mr. Akiba
01:39 Meet with Minister in charge of TPP Amari Akira, Chief Domestic Coordinator of Governmental Headquarters for TPP Sasaki Toyonari, Chief Negotiator of Government Headquarters for the TPP Tsuruoka Koji, Deputy Chief Negotiator of Government Headquarters for TPP Oe Hiroshi and others
02:10 End meeting with Mr. Amari, Mr. Sasaki, Mr. Tsuruoka, and Mr. Oe
02:11 Meet with Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Amari Akira, Vice-Minister of Cabinet Office Matsuyama Kenji, Cabinet Office’s Director-General for Policies on Cohesive Society Tawa Hiroshi
02:18 End meeting with Mr. Amari, Mr. Matsuyama, and Mr. Tawa
02:25 Receive a courtesy call from Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr. Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command
02:46 Courtesy call ends
02:47 Receive a courtesy call from President of Center for American Progress Neera Tanden
03:20 Courtesy call ends
03:23 Meet with Governor of Fukushima Prefecture Uchibori Masao. Former Minister for Reconstruction Nemoto Takumi also attends
03:37 End meeting with Mr. Uchibori
03:38 Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Saiki Akitaka, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)’s Special Envoy for Peace in the Middle East Kohno Masaharu, Former Commissioner of Agency for Cultural Affairs Kondo Seiichi enter
03:51 Mr. Kohno and Mr. Kondo leave
04:07 Mr. Saiki leaves
04:08 Meet with Director of Cabinet Intelligence Kitamura Shigeru
04:36 End meeting with Mr. Kitamura
05:02 The sixth meeting of the Council on Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan
05:05 Meeting ends
05:51 Deliver an address for the inauguration of Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Suganuma Kenichi and other ambassadors
05:56 Finish the address
05:57 Depart from office
06:03 Arrive at Izakaya Fukunohana- Tameike-Sanno in Akasaka, Tokyo. Informal talks with Head of Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Representative Office in Tokyo Murata Dai and others
06:43 Depart from the Izakaya
06:58 Arrive at Japanese restaurant Ginza Syotoh in Ginza, Tokyo. Dinner with wife Akie
09:11 Depart from office
09:34 Arrive at private residence

Saturday, June 13, 2015

AM

08:00 At private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo (no morning visitors)
08:27 Depart from private residence
08:55 Arrive at Haneda Airport
09:09 Depart from the airport by Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF)’s U4 plane
10:48 Arrive at Kagoshima Airport
11:17 Depart from the airport by JASDF’s C1 Transport

PM
12:03 Arrive at Yakushima Airport
12:09 Depart from the airport
12:26 Arrive at a welfare facility in Yakushima Town. Encourage the residents who had evacuated there
12:35 Depart from the facility
12:41 Depart from the Miyanoura branch of the Yakushima Town Hall. Hear an explanation on the state of damage and state of evacuation, and then exchange views with Governor of Kagoshima Prefecture Ito Yuichiro and Mayor of Yakushima Town Araki Koji
01:08 Finish exchanging views
01:09 Encourage the members of the Yakushima Town Disaster Headquarters
01:12 Finish encouraging the members
01:13 Lunch with Governor of Kagoshima Prefecture Ito Yuichiro and Mayor of Yakushima Town Araki Koji
01:22 Lunch ends
01:28 Arrive at the Miyanoura Community Hall, now an evacuation center
01:30 Exchange views with residents who had evacuated there
01:38 Finish exchanging views
01:40 Encourage the primary school and middle school students who had evacuated there. Commemorative Photo session
01:44 Commemorative Photo session ends
01:49 Interview open to all media: when asked “how will the government handle the situation of the residents from Kuchinoerabu island and other places in the future,” Mr. Abe answers, “Based on observations of the situation, the government will accelerate the preparation for the temporary visits and the building of temporary residences and will strive to restore the damaged reputation.”
01:54 Interview ends
01:58 Depart from the community hall
02:15 Arrive at the Yakushima Airport
02:26 Depart from the airport by JASDF’s C1 Transport
02:49 Arrive at Kagoshima Airport
03:09 Depart from the airport by Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF)’s U4 plane
04:29 Arrive at Haneda Airport
04:40 Depart from the airport
05:01 Arrive at official residence

Sunday, June 14, 2015

AM

11:00 At official residence (no morning visitors)
Stay at official residence throughout morning

PM
02:40 Depart from official residence
02:49 Arrive at hotel Grand Hyatt Tokyo in Roppongi, Tokyo. Do exercise in the gym NAGOMI Spa and Fitness within the hotel
05:44 Depart from hotel
05:55 Arrive at the skyscraper complex project Toranomon Hills in Toranomon, Tokyo. Dinner meeting with Japan Innovation Party’s Supreme Adviser Hashimoto Toru and Japan Innovation Party’s Adviser Matsui Ichiro in the hotel Andaz Tokyo
09:00 Depart from hotel
09:18 Arrive at private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo


Provisional Translation by Lu Pengqiao

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