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Prime minister’s schedule on August 5, 2018

  • August 6, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
  • JMH Translation

August 5, 2018

10:40

Left his private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo.

11:09

Arrived at Haneda Airport.

12:37

Arrived at Hiroshima Airport via an Air Self Defense Force U4, a multipurpose supporting aircraft.

13:06

Arrived at the spot where a landslide disrupted service on the JR Sanyo line in Higashi Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Governor Hidehiko Yuzaki of Hiroshima Prefecture traveled with PM Abe. Mayor Hironori Takagaki of Higashi Hiroshima City, President Tatsuo Kitajima of West Japan Railway Company and others welcomed PM Abe. Inspected the site. Received a written request from Mayor Takagaki.

13:40

Arrived at Kodani Service Area on the Sanyo Expressway. Made a rest stop. Shook hands with and posed for commemorative photos with users of Kodani Service Area.

14:29

Arrived at Kumano-cho Gymnastic Hall in Hiroshima Prefecture. Mayor Hiroshi Mimura and others welcomed PM Abe. Met with disaster survivors at the shelter.

15:18

Arrived at landslide site in Saka-cho, Hiroshima Prefecture. Mayor Takayuki Yoshida and others welcomed PM Abe. Inspected the site. Observed a moment of silence.

15:47

Arrived at landslide site in Kure City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Mayor Yoshiake Shinhara and others welcomed PM Abe. Inspected the site. Observed a moment of silence.

16:05

Arrived at Tenno Machizukuri Center in Kure City. Met with survivors of the disaster at the shelter.

16:30

Visited and inspected temporary housing construction site in Kure City.

16:38

Gave an interview to media outlets.

17:05

Arrived at Grand Prince Hotel Hiroshima, in Minami-ku, Hiroshima City.

19:32

Dined with LDP Policy Chief Fumio Kishida and others at “Boston” restaurant in the hotel.

21:13

LDP Policy Chief Kishida left the hotel. PM Abe stayed overnight.

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