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Prime Minister’s schedule on Jan. 16

  • 2016-01-19 15:00:00
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(Nikkei: January 17, 2016 – p. 2)

 

January 16, 2016

09:20

Attended Hatsugama (the first tea ceremony of the New Year) at the Urasenke Tokyo Branch in Ichigaya Kaga-cho.

10:24

Arrived at his official residence.

17:01

Gave an interview to the Nikkei and the Financial Times.

18:05

Dined with Komeito House of Representatives members Isamu Ueda and Shigeyuki Tomita and their wives, Komeito House of Councillors member Kaneshige Wakamatsu and his wife, as well as his own wife, Akie, at Ginza Sushi-ichi, a sushi shop in Ginza. The Prime Minster said, “I had no choice but to conclude the comfort women agreement myself. I am pleased that we were able to decide on the reduced tax rates [to be introduced when the consumption tax is raised to 10%].”

20:39

Arrived at his private residence in Tomigaya.

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