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Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 22, 2018

  • January 23, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

Jan. 22, 2018

09:11

Left his private residence in Tomigaya.

09:26

Arrived at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei].

09:27

Gave an interview to media outlets.

09:38

Held an extraordinary cabinet meeting.

11:29

Arrived at the Diet building.

11:33

Attended a joint plenary meeting of LDP members of both houses of the Diet.

11:40

Attended a meeting of LDP Diet members.

11:50

Met with former Komeito leader Akihiro Ohta.

11:59

Met with Minister in charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Shunichi Suzuki and Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera.

12:02

Attended the House of Representatives plenary session.

12:08

Arrived at the Kantei.

12:39

Arrived at the Diet building.

13:01

Attended the opening ceremony of the 196th Ordinary Diet session.

13:15

Arrived at the Kantei.

13:42

Arrived at the Diet building.

13:44

Paid a courtesy call on House of Representatives Speaker Tadamori Oshima and Committee on Rules and Administration Chairman Keiji Furuya. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura joined the meeting.

13:46

Paid a courtesy call on Vice Speaker of the House of Representatives Hirotaka Akamatsu.  Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura joined the meeting.

13:49

Paid a courtesy call on House of Councillors President Chuichi Date and Committee on Rules and Administration Chairman Junzo Yamamoto. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura joined the meeting.

13:50

Paid a courtesy call on House of Councillors Vice President Akira Gunji. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura joined the meeting.

13:54

Met with Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Toshimitsu Motegi.

13:56

Met with Finance Minister Taro Aso, Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga, and Economic and Fiscal Policy Minister Motegi.

14:02

Attended the House of Representatives plenary session. Delivered a policy speech.

15:38

Met with Finance Minister Aso and Economic and Fiscal Policy Minister Motegi.

15:41

Attended the House of Councillors plenary session.  Delivered a policy speech.

17:03

Attended a meeting of LDP executives.

17:30

Arrived at the Kantei.

17:35

Met with former House of Representatives member Muneo Suzuki.

17:55

Attended the “Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award” presentation ceremony.

18:20

Viewed exhibits of the award winners’ works.

18:27

Attended a reception following the award ceremony and delivered a speech there.

18:53

Arrived at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence. Had dinner with LDP Diet Affairs Chief Hiroshi Moriyama, LDP Acting Diet Affairs Chief Jun Matsumoto, Komeito Diet Affairs Chief Yoshinori Oguchi, and others. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura also joined the dinner.

20:12

All of the dinner guests departed. PM Abe stayed overnight at his official residence.

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