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Prime minister’s schedule on April 20, 2021

  • April 21, 2021
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  • JMH Translation

April 20, 2021 

07:21 

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

07:25 

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

07:30 – 08:00 

Met with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Manabu Sakai. 

08:23 – 08:32 

Attended a Cabinet meeting.  

10:18 

Left the Kantei.  

10:26 

Arrived at the Imperial Palace. Reported privately to the Emperor 

10:51 

Left the Imperial Palace.  

11:01 

Arrived at the Kantei.  

12:52 

Left the Kantei.  

12:54 

Arrived at the National Diet Building.  

12:56 

Entered the Lower House chamber.  

12:59 – 13:01 

Met with Minister in charge of Administrative Reform Taro Kono. 

13:02 

The Lower House plenary session commenced.  

15:04 

The Lower House plenary session adjourned.  

15:05 

Left the Lower House chamber.  

15:06 

Left the National Diet Building.  

15:08 

Arrived at the Kantei.  

16:03 

National Security Secretariat Secretary General Shigeru Kitamura and Director of Cabinet Intelligence Hiroaki Takizawa entered the room.  

16:08 

Kitamura left the room.  

16:13 

Takizawa left the room.  

16:15 – 16:28 

Met with Yamanashi Prefecture Governor Kotaro Nagasaki and Japan Gibier Promotion Association Chairman Norihiko Fujiki 

16:36 – 16:54 

Met with Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Koichi Hagiuda and MEXT Research and Development Bureau Director-General Hiroshi Ikukawa. 

16:55 – 17:02 

Met with Hagiuda 

17:03 

Kitamura, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Hiroto Izumi, and Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Akiba entered the room.  

17:14 

Izumi and Akiba left the room.  

17:15 

Kitamura left the room.  

18:07 

Left the Kantei.  

18:08 

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

18:20 

Left the place.  

18:23 

Arrived at the Kantei. 

18:27 – 19:42 

Met with Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Norihisa Tamura; Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Kazuyoshi Akaba; Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato; Minister in charge of Economic Revitalization Yasutoshi Nishimura; Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Takeshi Fujii; head of the novel coronavirus response office Manabu Yoshida; and Chief Medical and Global Health Officer Yasumasa Fukushima. 

19:43 – 19:47 

Met with Nishimura.  

20:00 – 20:14 

Communicated with astronaut Soichi Noguchi, who is on the International Space Station.  

20:52 – 20:54 

Gave an interview to the press. 

20:55 

Left the Kantei.  

21:00 

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

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