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Prime minister’s schedule on Nov. 12

  • 2015-11-13 15:00:00
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(Nikkei: November 13, 2015 – p. 4)

 

November 12, 2015

08:01

Left his private residence in Tomigaya.

08:17

Met at the prime minister’s office [Kantei] with Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama, et al. Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroshige Seko was present.

08:48

Met with of Setya Novanto, speaker of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia. Thereafter met with Minister for Promoting Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens Katsunobu Kato.

09:26

Met with Minister of Finance Taro Aso, Ministry of Finance Vice Minister Kazuho Tanaka, and MOF Tax Bureau Director General Shinichi Sato. MOF Minister Aso stayed behind.

10:05

Met with MOFA Deputy Minister Sugiyama, MOFA Deputy Minister Yasumasa Nagamine, MOFA Asian & Oceanian Affairs Bureau Director General Kimihiro Ishikane, MOF Vice Minister for International Affairs Masatsugu Asakawa, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry Vice Minister for International Affairs Takayuki Ueda, et al. MOFA Deputy Minister Sugiyama and MOFA Asian & Oceanian Affairs Bureau Director General Ishikane stayed behind. MOFA Deputy Minister Nagamine, MOF Vice Minister for International Affairs Asakawa, and METI Vice Minister for International Affairs Ueda joined in.

11:24

Met with Economic Revitalization Minster Akira Amari, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Vice Minister Kazuyoshi Honkawa, two officials from the Government Headquarters for TPP, Toyonari Sasaki, chief domestic coordinator, and Koji Tsuruoka, chief negotiator, et al.

11:43

Arrived at the 1st Diet Members’ Office Bldg. of the House of Representatives for treatment at a dental clinic there.

12:17

Met at the Kantei with Liberal Democratic Party Secretary General Sadakazu Tanigaki. Thereafter met with Yusuke Nakanishi, an LDP House of Councilors member, followed by Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Gov. Tsugumasa Muraoka and Yamaguchi Prefecture Assembly Speaker Motonari Hatahara.

13:40

Arrived at Akasakagyoen (Akasaka Imperial Gardens) for an autumn garden party.

15:39

Met at the Kantei with Chief of the Secretariat to the National Security Council Shotaro Yachi, and MOFA Vice Minister Akitaka Saiki. NSC Secretariat Chief Yachi stayed behind. MOFA Asian & Oceanian Affairs Bureau Director General Ishikane, Ministry of Defense Defense Policy Bureau Director General Satoshi Maeda, and Katsutoshi Kawano, Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Self-Defense Forces, joined in. Thereafter met with Japan Coast Guard Commandant Yuji Sato.

16:04

Held a meeting of the National Council for Creating a Dynamic Society for All.

17:09

Met with Jun Matsumoto, an LDP House of Representatives member. Thereafter met with Koichi Hamada, a special advisor to the cabinet, followed by MOFA Vice Minister Saiki and MOFA Asian & Oceanian Affairs Bureau Director General Ishikane. Thereafter met with Cabinet Intelligence Director Shigeru Kitamura.

18:50

Arrived at the Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo to attend a party held for Nobuteru Ishihara.

19:22

Arrived at the Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo to attend a welcome reception for a dialogue between Japanese and Chinese entrepreneurs and former high-ranking government officials.

19:55

Arrived at his private residence.

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