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Prime minister’s schedule on Feb. 19, 2018

  • February 20, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

Feb. 19, 2018

09:22

Left his private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo.

09:35

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

09:36

Gave an interview to media outlets.

09:50

Made a phone call to congratulate Nao Kodaira on winning the women’s 500m speed skating event at the Pyeong Chang Winter Olympics.

10:23

Received a courtesy call from Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Mark A. Milley.

11:07

Met with Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera and MOD Director General for Defense Policy Satoshi Maeda.

11:57

Received a courtesy call by Ryotaro Sugi, actor and Special Ambassador for Japan and ASEAN.

14:13

Received a courtesy call by U.S. Congresswoman Diana DeGette and other members of the Congressional Study Group on Japan.

14:40

Met with India’s Bihar State Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

15:04

Met with Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Toshimitsu Motegi, Cabinet Office Administrative Vice Minister Takashi Kawachi, Directors-General for policy coordination Hiroaki Niihara and Hiroshi Tawa.

15:28

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

15:43

Met with National Security Secretariat Secretary General Shotaro Yachi, Director of Cabinet Intelligence Shigeru Kitamura, MOD Deputy Director-General for Defense Policy Masami Oka, and Defense Intelligence Headquarters Director Umio Otsuka.

15:51

Met with Director of Cabinet Intelligence Kitamura.

16:12

Met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Taro Kono.

16:53

Arrived at the Diet building.

16:55

Handed a certificate of recommendation to a candidate scheduled to run in the Kyoto gubernatorial election.

17:01

Attended a meeting of LDP executives.

17:44

Arrived at the Kantei.

17:46

Received a courtesy call from the Indian Parliament’s Lower House member Baijayant Jay Panda and other members of the Indian Parliament delegation.  Chairman Yohei Sasakawa of the Nippon Foundation joined the meeting.

18:38

Arrived at the Prime Minister’s official residence. Had dinner with LDP Lower House members serving their third terms. 

20:34

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

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