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Prime Minister’s schedule on Jan. 20

  • 2016-01-21 15:00:00
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(Nikkei: January 21, 2016 – p. 4)

 

January 20, 2016

08:16

Met with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroshige Seko at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei].

08:53

Held an extraordinary meeting of the cabinet.

09:59

Met with Minister of Finance Taro Aso at the National Diet Building.

10:01

Attended the plenary session of the House of Councillors.

10:55

Made courtesy visits to House of Councillors President Masaaki Yamazaki, Vice-President Azuma Koshiishi, Rules and Administration Committee Chairman Masaji Matsuyama, and parliamentary groups.

11:35

Met at the Kantei with legislators participating in the U.S.-Japan Legislative Exchange Program.

12:02

Held a session of the Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties.

13:01

Participated in the plenary session of the House of Councillors.

15:08

Met with Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office Kenji Matsuyama, Director-General for Economic and Fiscal Management Mamoru Maekawa, Director-General for Economic, Fiscal and Social Structure Shigeki Habuka, and Director-General for Economic Research Hiroshi Tawa at the Kantei.

15:56

Informally met in sequence with editorialists at newspapers and news agencies, in-house commentators at television stations, and the Cabinet Kisha Club.

17:16

Met with the Ministerial Council on the Monthly Economic Report and Other Relative Issues. Thereafter, met with Jalil Sultanov, director of a private museum dedicated to the Japanese POWs in Uzbekistan. Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seko was present.

17:44

Met with Secretary-General of the National Security Secretariat Shotaro Yachi and Director of
Cabinet Intelligence Shigeru Kitamura. Then met with participants in the Next-Generation Global Leaders Program.

18:40

Met with Secretary-General Yachi, Director Kitamura, MOD Defense Policy Bureau Director-General Satoshi Maeda, and Defense Intelligence Headquarters Director Tadashi Miyagawa. Director Kitamura stayed behind.

19:18

Arrived at his official residence.

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