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Prime minister’s schedule on Jan. 20, 2020

  • January 21, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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Jan. 20, 2020

09:06

Left his private residence in Tokyo’s Tomigaya district.

09:19

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

09:32 – 09:40

Attended a special Cabinet meeting.

11:27

Left the Kantei.

11:29

Arrived at the National Diet Building. Entered the Lower House antechamber no. 14.

11:30 – 11:37

Held a joint plenary meeting of Liberal Democratic Party members of both houses of the Diet.

11:40 – 11:43

Held a meeting of LDP Lower House members.

11:53

Left the room and entered the Lower House chamber.

11:57

Met with State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hideki Makihara.

12:00 – 12:01

Met with Makihara and Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Sanae Takaichi.

12:02

The Lower House plenary session commenced.

12:05

The Lower House plenary session entered recess. Left the Lower House chamber.

12:07

Left the National Diet Building.

12:09

Arrived at the Kantei.

12:39

Left the Kantei.

12:41

Arrived at the National Diet Building.

12:42

Entered the House Ministers’ Room.

12:52

Left the room and entered the Upper House chamber.

12:53

Met with Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga.

13:01 – 13:08

Attended the opening ceremony for the 201st ordinary session of the Diet.

13:10

Left the Upper House chamber.

13:13

Left the National Diet Building.

13:15

Arrived at the Kantei.

13:39

Left the Kantei.

13:40

Arrived at the National Diet Building.

13:42

Entered the reception room of the Speaker of the Lower House. Greeted Lower House Speaker Tadamori Oshima and Lower House Chairman of the Committee on Rules and Administration Tsuyoshi Takagi. Suga and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Akihiro Nishimura were present. Left the room.

13:43

Entered the room of the Vice-Speaker of the Lower House. Greeted Lower House Vice-Speaker Hirotaka Akamatsu. Suga and Nishimura were present. Left the room.

13:46

Entered the reception room of the President of the Upper House. Greeted Upper House President Akiko Santo and Upper House Chairman of the Committee on Rules and Administration Yoshifumi Matsumura. Suga and Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Naoki Okada were present. Left the room.

13:47

Entered the reception room of the Vice-President of the Upper House. Greeted Upper House Vice-President Toshio Ogawa. Suga and Okada were present. Left the room.

13:50

Entered the reception room of the Speaker of the Lower House.  

14:00

Left the room. Entered the Lower House chamber.

14:02

The Lower House plenary session recommenced. Gave a general policy speech.

15:28

The Lower House plenary session adjourned.

15:29

Left the Lower House chamber.

15:32

Entered the reception room of the President of the Upper House.

15:37

Left the room and entered the Upper House chamber.

15:41

The Upper House plenary session recommenced. Gave a general policy speech.

17:03

The Upper House plenary session adjourned.

17:04

Left the Upper House chamber.

17:08

Entered the Lower House antechamber no. 23. Met with LDP Election Strategy Committee Chairperson Hakubun Shimomura, Federation of Shizuoka Prefecture LDP Branches Chairperson Yoko Kamikawa, et al.

17:09

Left the room.

17:10

Entered the room of the LDP President.

17:12 – 17:30

Attended an LDP Board meeting.

17:30

Left the room.

17:31

Left the National Diet Building.

17:33

Arrived at the Kantei.

17:57 – 18:22

Met with Minister in charge of Information Technology Policy Naokazu Takemoto, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister Hiroto Izumi, Cabinet Office Director-General Koichi Akaishi, Cabinet Office Director-General for Science, Technology and Innovation Hiroki Matsuo, and METI Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau Director-General Yuji Iida.

18:32

Left the Kantei.

18:33

Arrived at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence.

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