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Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 6

  • December 7, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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December 6, 2016


Left his private residence in Tomigaya.


Cabinet meeting at the Kantei, followed by separate meetings with Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Keiichi Ishii and Defense Minister Tomomi Inada.


Met with special adviser to the cabinet Satoshi Fujii, followed by meeting with special adviser to the cabinet Takeo Hirata. Met with former House of Representatives member Muneo Suzuki.


Met with Justice Ministry Litigation Bureau Director General Makoto Sadatsuka, Defense Ministry Bureau of Defense Buildup Planning Kenichi Takahashi, and other officials, followed by meeting with Vice Defense Minister Tetsuro Kuroe, Defense Policy Bureau Director General Satoshi Maeda, and Local Cooperation Bureau Director General Nobuaki Miyama.


Met with Minister for Work-Style Reform Katsunobu Kato, Cabinet Office Director General for Policy Coordination Hiroaki Niihara, and Deputy Minister of Health, Labor, and Welfare Junichi Okazaki, followed by meeting with British Ambassador to Japan Tim Hitchens. Met with Tottori Governor Shinji Hirai, Tottori tourism association chairman Mamoru Nakajima, and others.


Met with LDP Policy Research Council Chairman Toshimitsu Motegi, Vice Chairman Yoshitaka Shindo, and others.


Met with National Security Secretariat chief Shotaro Yachi, Vice Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama, and Deputy Foreign Minister Takeo Akiba.


Met with U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter; followed by meeting with Yachi, Sugiyama, and Akiba.


Exchange of views with labor representatives on labor reform. Minister of Health, Labor, and Welfare Yasuhisa Shiozaki was also present at the forum. Met with Minister Kato.


Met with Sugiyama, followed by meeting with Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office chief Shigeru Kitamura and Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center chief Kenichi Kinomura, followed by separate meeting with Kitamura.


Dinner with Mainichi Shimbun chairman Yutaka Asahina, President Masahiro Maruyama, and others at “Togo’s” Japanese restaurant in Moto-azabu.


Arrived at his private residence.


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