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Prime Minister’s schedule on Feb. 16

  • 2016-02-17 15:00:00
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(Nikkei: February 17, 2016 – p. 4)

 

February 16, 2016

08:09

Held a meeting of the Central Disaster Prevention Council at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. Then held a cabinet meeting.

08:38

Met with Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida and MOFA North American Affairs Bureau Director-General Takeo Mori.

10:17

Met with House of Councillors member Shoji Nishida.

11:34

Met with MOFA Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau Director-General Kimihiro Ishikane, MOD Bureau of Defense Policy Director-General Satoshi Maeda, MSDF Chief of Staff Tomohisa Takei, and MOD Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency Commissioner Hideaki Watanabe.

13:00

Met with LDP Election Strategy Committee Chairman Toshimitsu Motegi at the National Diet Building. Thereafter, attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

14:16

Met with Minister of Finance Taro Aso.

15:15

Met with Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop at the Kantei.

16:01

Met with National Police Agency Commissioner-General Masahito Kanetaka and NPA Security Bureau Director-General Yoshiki Okita. Then met with House of Representatives member Takumi Nemoto.

16:46

Met with Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Akitaka Saiki, Foreign Policy Bureau Director-General Takeo Akiba, and Director-General of the Intelligence and Analysis Service Hiroshi Oka. After they left, met with Ambassador for Japan-Russia Relations Chikahito Harada, Vice-Minister Saiki, Director-General Akiba, and European Affairs Bureau Director-General Hajime Hayashi.

17:15

Met with Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Sanae Takaichi. Then met with Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command.

18:32

Dined with Takashi Imai, honorary chairman of the Japan Business Federation [Keidanren], et al. at Fukudaya, a restaurant in Kioicho.

20:46

Arrived at his private residence in Tomigaya.

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