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Prime Minister’s schedule on Feb. 26

  • 2016-02-29 15:00:00
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(Nikkei: February 27, 2016 – p. 4)

 

February 26, 2016

08:07

Left his private residence in Tomigaya.

08:28

Held a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. Thereafter, met with Minister in Charge of Economic Revitalization Nobuteru Ishihara.

08:46

Met with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda.

10:26

Met with National Security Adviser of the UK Prime Minister Sir Mark Lyall Grant and British Ambassador to Japan Tim Hitchens. Secretary-General of the National Security Secretariat Shotaro Yachi was present.

11:08

Met with Alexander G. Rumyantsev, director of Russia’s Dima Rogachev Federal Research and Clinical Centre of Paediatric Haematology, Oncology, and Immunology, Russian Ambassador to Japan Evgeny V. Afanasiev, and Lower House member Kunio Hatoyama.

11:33

Met with Secretary-General of the Headquarters for the Abduction Issue Shoichiro Ishikawa. After he left, met with LDP Election Strategy Committee Chairman Toshimitsu Motegi.

13:00

Attended a meeting of the House of Representatives Committee on Internal Affairs and Communications.

14:33

Arrived at the Kantei.

15:18

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 Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency Commissioner Hideaki Watanabe.

15:31

Met with MOFA Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Akitaka Saiki, Foreign Policy Bureau Director-General Takeo Akiba, and Director-General Ishikane.

15:49

Met with Vice-Minister Saiki, Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau Director-General Tsukasa Uemura, and Director-General of the Intelligence and Analysis Service Hiroshi Oka. Vice-Minister Saiki stayed behind. Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department Director-General Kazuya Nashida joined.

16:40

Met with Minister in Charge of Promoting Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens Katsunobu Kato. Then met with Director of Cabinet Intelligence Shigeru Kitamura.

18:19

Attended the Japan Venture Awards ceremony. Thereafter, met with Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama.

18:47

Had dinner at his official residence with former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

20:37

Arrived at his private residence.

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