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Prime minister’s schedule on March 17, 2021

  • March 18, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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March 17, 2021 

07:50 

Left the House of Representatives members’ dormitory in Tokyo’s Akasaka district. 

07:52 

Arrived at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. Went for a walk on the grounds of the Kantei. 

10:45 – 10:52 

Met with MLIT Ports and Harbours Bureau Director-General Masayuki Takada. 

11:07 – 11:22 

Met with Vice Minister for Policy Coordination of the Cabinet Office Atsuhiko BeppuDirector-General for Okinawa Affairs Takeshi Miyaji; and Director-General for Okinawa Development and Promotion Bureau Hiroaki Hara. 

11:33 – 11:50 

Met with National Security Secretariat Secretary-General Shigeru Kitamura; MOD Administrative Vice Minister of Defense Kazuhisa ShimadaChief of Staff, Joint Staff Koji YamazakiGSDF Chief of Staff Goro Yuasa; MSDF Chief Staff Hiroshi Yamamura; and ASDF Chief Staff Shunji Izutsu. 

12:57 

Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Tamayo MarukawaAssistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Takeshi Fujii; and Headquarters for the Promotion of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Director-General Takeo Hirata entered the room.  

13:11 

Marukawa and Fujii left the room.  

13:20 

Hirata left the room.  

14:18 

Left the Kantei.  

14:23 

Arrived at the Liberal Democratic Party’s headquarters.  

14:25 – 14:29 

Met with LDP Acting Secretary-General Motoo Hayashi.  

14:39 – 14:44 

Met with LDP Election Strategy Committee Chairperson Taimei Yamaguchi.  

14:45 – 14:52 

Presented a letter of recommendation to a candidate scheduled to run in the election for Fukuoka governor. 

15:01 

Left the place.  

15:04 

Arrived at the Kantei.  

15:47 – 15:57 

Met with East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) Executive Vice President Fumihisa Nishino.  

18:25 

Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Norihisa Tamura; Minister for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Kazuyoshi Akaba; Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato; Minister in charge of Economic Revitalization Yasutoshi Nishimura; Fujii; Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Hiroto Izumi; head of the novel coronavirus response office Manabu Yoshida; Vice-Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Hideki Tarumi; and Chief Medical and Global Health Officer Yasumasa Fukushima entered the room.  

18:30 

Fujii, Izumi, Yoshida, Tarumi, and Fukushima left the room.  

19:01 

All left the room.  

19:12 – 19:15 

Gave an interview to the press.  

19:16 

Left the Kantei.  

19:18 

Arrived at the House of Representatives Second Members’ Office Building.      

19:33 

Left the place.  

19:39 

Arrived at the House of Representatives members’ dormitory in Tokyo’s Akasaka district. 

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