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Key events on the political calendar

  • August 4, 2016
  • , Sankei , p. 3
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Aug. 21

PM will attend the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games.

Aug. 27–28

PM will attend the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Kenya.

Sept. 2–3

PM will visit Vladivostok, Russia, and meet with President Vladimir Putin.

Sept. 4–5

PM will attend the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Hangzhou, China.

Sept. 6–8

PM will attend the East Asia Summit and related events in Laos.

Sept. 13(?)

Autumn extraordinary session of the Diet will be convened.

Sept. 15

Democratic Party will elect a president at an extraordinary party meeting.

Sept. 17

Komeito will elect a party chief at its annual meeting. Chief Representative Natsuo Yamaguchi will seek a fifth term.

Mid- to end Sept.

PM to attend the UN General Assembly in New York.

Oct. 23

House of Representatives by-elections will be held in Fukuoka No. 6 and Tokyo No. 10 districts.

Nov. 3

70th anniversary of the promulgation of the Constitution of Japan.

Nov. 19–20

PM will attend APEC Leaders’ Summit in Peru.


Extraordinary Diet session will close.


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