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Prime minister’s schedule on March 12, 2019

  • March 13, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

March 12, 2019

07:59

Left his official residence.

08:00

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

08:03-08:12

Held a cabinet meeting.

08:50-10:20

Met with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura.

11:12

National Security Secretariat Secretary General Shotaro Yachi and Director of Cabinet Intelligence Shigeru Kitamura entered the room.

11:19

Secretary General Yachi left the room.

11:40

Director Kitamura left the room.

11:41-11:55

Met with Nippon Foundation Chairman Yohei Sasakawa.

12:09-12:29

Attended the Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties.

12:31-12:54

Met with Minister in charge of Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi.

13:20

Left the Kantei.

13:21

Arrived at the National Diet Building.

13:23

Entered the Lower House Chamber. Attended the Lower House plenary session.

15:46

The Lower House plenary session adjourned. Left the Lower House Chamber.

15:48

Left the National Diet Building.

15:49

Arrived at the Kantei.

16:05-16:25

Met with World Economic Forum Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab and others. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Economic Affairs Bureau Director-General Shingo Yamagami was present.

16:30-16:35

Met with International Court of Justice judge Yuji Iwasawa.

17:01-17:13

Met with North Korea abductee Yasushi Chimura as well as Obama City Mayor Koji Matsuzaki, who is advisor to the “Fukui Prefecture association for the rescue of Japanese kidnapped by North Korea,” and others. Received a written request and a register of signatures.

18:02

Left the Kantei.

18:11

Arrived at the Palace Hotel Tokyo in Tokyo’s Marunouchi district. Attended and made remarks at the reception held in Aoi Ballroom to congratulate Kyoto University Distinguished Professor Tasuku Honjo for receiving the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

18:20

Left the hotel.

18:27

Arrived at the Kantei.

18:56

Arrived at “Bifteck Kawamura,” a steak restaurant in Tokyo’s Ginza district. Dined with Deputy Prime Minister/Finance Minister Taro Aso, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Secretary-General Toshihiro Nikai, LDP Diet Affairs Committee Chairperson Hiroshi Moriyama, LDP Election Strategy Committee Chairperson Akira Amari, LDP Executive Acting Secretary-General Koichi Hagiuda and House of Representatives member Takeo Kawamura.

21:10

Left the restaurant.

21:30

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

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