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Prime minister’s schedule on Sept. 2, 2019

  • September 3, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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Sept. 2, 2019


Left his private residence in Tokyo’s Tomigaya district.


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

09:22 – 09:32

Met with Director-General of Decoration Bureau of the Cabinet Office Hiromu Onoda. 

09:33 – 10:14

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

10:15 – 11:14

Met with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kotaro Nogami, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Eiichi Hasegawa, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Akiba, MOFA Senior Deputy Ministers for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori, Director-General for European Affairs Yasushi Masaki and Director-General for International Legal Affairs Masataka Okano.

11:15 – 11:30

Met with MOFA Deputy Minister for Foreign Policy Satoshi Suzuki, MOD Director General for Defense Policy Akihiro Tsuchimichi and Chief of Staff, Joint Staff Koji Yamazaki.

11:31 – 11:56

Met with Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko, MOFA’s Akiba, MOFA Economic Affairs Bureau Director-General Shingo Yamagami, METI Vice-Minister Hisayoshi Ando, METI Vice-Minister for International Affairs Shigehiro Tanaka and METI Director-General of Trade Policy Bureau Nao Hirose.

12:00 – 12:31

Attended a liaison meeting between the government and the ruling parties. 

12:32 – 12:48

Met with LDP General Assembly of Party Members of the House of Councillors Chairperson Masakazu Sekiguchi.

13:44 – 14:23

Met with Minister in charge of “Cool Japan’ Strategy Takuya Hirai and Secretary-General of Office of the Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters Hiroki Mitsumata.

13:36 – 15:01

Met with Upper House member Muneo Suzuki of the Japan Innovation Party [Nippon Ishin].

15:03 – 15:23

Met with Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Kentaro Sonoura.

15:37 – 16:13

Met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Taro Kono, Nogami, National Security Secretariat Secretary General Shotaro Yachi, Akiba, Mori and Masaki.

16:26 – 16:45

Received a courtesy call by Indian Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh.

16:46 – 16:58

Met with MIC Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination Makiko Yamada, Director-General of Telecommunications Bureau Yasuhiko Taniwaki and MOF Director-General of International Bureau Kenji Okamura.

17:48 – 18:29

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


Left the Kantei.


Arrived at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence.

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