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Prime minister’s schedule on May 22, 2019

  • May 23, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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May 22, 2019

09:42

Left his private residence in Tokyo’s Tomigaya district.

09:57

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

10:56–11:29

Met with Japanese Ambassador to the United States Shinsuke Sugiyama.

11:30–11:47

Met with Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Nobukatsu Kanehara, MOFA Foreign Policy Bureau Director-General Satoshi Suzuki, and Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau Director-General Kenji Kanasugi.

13:47–14:01

Met with Director of Cabinet Intelligence Shigeru Kitamura.

14:14–14:30

Received a proposal from Urban 20 Chair and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike et al.

14:42–14:55

Met with Komeito Lower House member Kiyohiko Toyama. Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura was present.

14:59–15:32

Met with News Corporation Chief Executive Officer Robert Thomson, former Wall Street Journal Editor-in-Chief Gerard Baker, et al.

15:33

Secretary-General of the National Security Secretariat Shotaro Yachi, Ambassador Sugiyama, MOFA Senior Deputy Ministers for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori, Director-General Kanasugi, North American Affairs Bureau Director-General Kazuhiro Suzuki, and MOD Bureau of Defense Policy Director-General Akihiro Tsuchimichi entered the room.

15:55

Director-General Kanasugi and Director-General Tsuchimichi left the room. Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Yamazaki, Ambassador for Representative of the Government of Japan for the G20 Summit Koji Tomita, Vice-Minister of Finance for International Affairs Masatsugu Asakawa, MAFF Vice-Minister for International Affairs Hiromichi Matsushima, METI Vice-Minister for International Affairs Tatsuya Terazawa, and MLIT Vice-Minister for International Affairs Yasuhiro Shinohara joined the meeting.

16:18

All left.

16:30–16:40

Had a teleconference with Indonesian President Joko Widodo.

16:55

Special Advisors to the Prime Minister Kentaro Sonoura and Hiroto Izumi entered the room.

17:05

Special Advisor Izumi left the room.

17:15

Special Advisor Sonoura left the room.

17:17–17:41

Met with Secretary-General Yachi, Director Kitamura, Director-General Suzuki, Director-General Tsuchimichi, and Vice Chief of Staff, Joint Staff Yutaka Masuko.

17:42–18:15

Met with Secretary-General of the Headquarters for the Abduction Issue Shoichiro Ishikawa and Director-General Kanasugi.

18:30

Left the Kantei.

18:31

Arrived at his official residence. Dined with actor Yo Oizumi, actress Mitsuki Takahata, et al.

20:53

All left.

20:54

Met with LDP Upper House member Naoki Okada.

22:19

All left

 

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