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Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 6, 2020

  • August 6, 2020
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August 6, 2020 

07:39 

 Left Grand Prince Hotel Hiroshima in the Minami district of Hiroshima. 

07:49 

 Arrived at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.  

08:00-08:50 

 Attended the Peace Memorial Ceremony, offered flowers, and gave an address. 

08:55 

 Left Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. 

09:00 

 Arrived at Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima in the Naka district of Hiroshima. 

09:30-10:13 

 Attended a “meeting to listen to requests of hibakusha representatives” at the banquet room “Royal Hall” with Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Katsunobu Kato and conversed with meeting participants. 

10:23-10:39 

 Gave a press conference at the banquet room “Royal Hall.” 

10:44 

 Left the hotel. 

11:29 

 Arrived at Hiroshima Airport. 

11:57 

 Left Hiroshima Airport on Flight JAL256. 

13:11 

 Arrived at Haneda Airport. 

13:25 

 Left Haneda Airport. 

13:50 

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

15:35-15:52 

 Met with Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Hiroto Izumi, Committee on National Space Policy Chairperson Yoshiyuki Kasai, and National Space Policy Secretariat Secretary-General Takehiko Matsuo. 

16:00-16:05 

Met with incoming and outgoing Administrative Vice-Ministers of Defense Kazuhisa Shimada and Kenichi Takahashi; incoming and outgoing Vice-Minister of Defense for International Affairs Akihiro Tsuchimichi; and Yasunori Nishida. 

16:06-16:36 

Met with Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Yasutoshi Nishimura, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Takaya Imai, head of novel coronavirus response office Hideki Tarumi, and METI Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau Director-General Hiroaki Niihara. 

16:37-16:40 

Met with Nishimura and Niihara. 

16:41 

National Security Secretariat Secretary-General Shigeru Kitamura, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Akiba, and MOFA Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau Director-General Shigeki Takizaki entered the room. 

16:50 

Takizaki left the room. 

17:01 

Akiba left the room. 

17:10 

Kato, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga; Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretaries Akihiro Nishimura, Naoki Okada, Kazuhiro Sugita; Kitamura; Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Takeshi Fujii; Special Advisors to the Prime Minister Izumi, Eiichi Hasegawa and Imai; Tarumi; Akiba; and MHLW Global Health Officer Yasuhiro Suzuki entered the room. 

17:13 

Yasutoshi Nishimura entered the room. 

17:27 

All left the room. 

17:53 

Left the Kantei. 

18:20 

Arrived at his private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo. 

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