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Prime minister’s schedule on April 16, 2020

  • April 17, 2020
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April 16, 2020

09:45

Left his private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo.

09:58

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

11:29

Met with Deputy Prime Minister/Finance Minister Taro Aso and MOF Director General of the Budget Bureau Mitsuru Ota.

12:09

MOF Director General of the Budget Bureau Ota left the room.

12:11

Deputy Prime Minister/Finance Minister Aso left the room.

12:12-12:37

Met with LDP Secretary-General Toshihiro Nikai, Acting Secretary-General Motoo Hayashi and Policy Chief Fumio Kishida. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was present.

14:51-15:22

Met with Director of Cabinet Intelligence Hiroaki Takizawa.

15:24

Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga, Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Yasutoshi Nishimura; Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretaries Akihiro Nishimura, Naoki Okada, and Kazuhiro Sugita; Special Advisors to the Prime Minister Eiichi Hasegawa and Takaya Imai; and head of novel coronavirus response office Hideki Tarumi entered the room.

15:40

Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Katsunobu Kato joined the meeting.

15:50

All the meeting participants left the room.

16:33-16:56

Held a video conference with representatives of businesses involved in the production of personal protective equipment for medical workers.

19:15-19:47

Met with Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Katsunobu Kato; Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga; Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretaries Akihiro Nishimura, Naoki Okada, and Kazuhiro Sugita; National Security Secretariat Secretary General Shigeru Kitamura; Special Advisors to the Prime Minister Hiroto Izumi, Eiichi Hasegawa and Takaya Imai; head of novel coronavirus response office Hideki Tarumi; Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori; and MHLW Global Health Officer Yasuhiro Suzuki.

20:17-20:30

Attended a meeting of the Novel Coronavirus Response Headquarters.

21:36

G7 leaders video conference commenced.

22:52

The video conference ended.

23:00

Left the Kantei.

23:01

Arrived at his official residence.

 

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