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Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 20, 2018

  • September 21, 2018
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

Sept. 20, 2018

09:41

Left his private residence in Tokyo’s Tomigaya district.

09:55

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

09:56

Gave an interview to the press.

11:33

Left the Kantei.

11:43

Arrived at Hotel New Otani in Tokyo’s Kioicho district. Had lunch at the hotel’s “Tsuru no ma” hall. Attended a kickoff rally for the presidential race of the Liberal Democratic Party.

12:09

Left the hotel.

12:13

Arrived at the LDP Headquarters.

13:00 – 14:08

Voting took place followed by vote counting.

14:10

Elected to third term as LDP president.

14:12 – 14:24

Attended a Joint Plenary Meeting of Party Members of Both Houses of the Diet and extended his greetings. Shook hands with former LDP Secretary-General Shigeru Ishiba.

14:37 – 14:46

Attended a meeting of his election team to receive a report on his reelection.

15:00 – 15:14

Attended an extraordinary meeting of the board.

15:15

Left the LDP Headquarters.

15:17

Arrived at the Diet Building.

15:19

Entered No. 6 waiting room inside the Lower House Building where Komeito Representative Natsuo Yamaguchi and others were present.

15:31

Left the room.

15:33

Left the Diet Building.

15:34

Arrived at the Kantei.

15:35 – 16:02

Met with Minister for Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi.

17:43

Left the Kantei.

17:45

Arrived at the LDP Headquarters.

18:00 – 18:27

Held a press conference as new LDP president.

18:30 – 18:35

Sat in the president’s chair inside the LDP President Office and gave an interview to the press.

18:40

Left the LDP Headquarters.

18:45

Arrived at Hotel New Otani. Met with Seiko Hashimoto, chairman of his election committee, Akira Amari, head of his election committee office, et al. at “Gun-Ship,” a restaurant there. 

19:21

Left the hotel.

19:27

Arrived at The Capitol Hotel Tokyu in Tokyo’s Nagatacho district. Dined with Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Eiichi Hasegawa and secretaries to the Prime Minister at the Japanese restaurant “Origami” in the hotel.

20:26

Left the hotel.

20:42

Arrived at NHK in Tokyo’s Jinnan district.

21:05 – 21:33

Appeared on the broadcaster’s news program.

21:37

Left NHK.

21:42

Arrived at his private residence in Tokyo’s Tomigaya district.

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