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Prime minister’s schedule on July 20, 2021

  • July 21, 2021
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July 20, 2021

07:53

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

07:56

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

08:51

Left the Kantei.

08:55

Arrived at The Okura Tokyo, a hotel in Tokyo’s Toranomon district. Welcomed International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach. Attended and delivered remarks at the IOC General Assembly.

09:42

Left the hotel.

09:46

Arrived at the Kantei.

10:01-10:17

Held a cabinet meeting.

10:20-10:27

Met with Minister of the Environment Shinjiro Koizumi.

10:32-10:38

Recorded a video message for “NET ZERO Leader’s Summit” organized by METI and others.

10:40

National Security Secretariat Secretary General Akiba Takeo, MOFA Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Mori Takeo, Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Yamada Shigeo, and Chief of Protocol Shino Mitsuko entered the room.

10:57

Chief of Protocol Shino left the room. MOFA Director-General for Global Issues Ono Keiichi entered the room.

11:11

Director-General for Global Issues Ono left the room. Director-General for North American Affairs Ichikawa Keiichi entered the room.

11:14

Director-General for North American Affairs Ichikawa left the room. MOFA Director-General for European Affairs Uyama Hideki entered the room.

11:25

Director-General for European Affairs Uyama left the room. MOFA Director-General for Asian and Oceania Affairs Funakoshi Takehiro entered the room.

11:28

All the meeting participants left the room.

11:29-11:41

Met with National Security Secretariat Secretary General Akiba, Director of Cabinet Intelligence Takizawa Hiroaki, Deputy Director-General of Foreign Policy Bureau Otsuru Tetsuya, MOD Director-General for Defense Policy Masuda Kazuo and SDF Joint Chief Staff Yamazaki Koji.

12:03-12:21

Attended a liaison meeting of the government and ruling parties.

14:32-14:45

Received a courtesy call from British Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace.

15:02-15:16

Received a written proposal from Acting Chairperson Nemoto Takumi of the LDP Headquarters for Accelerating Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Chairperson Inoue Yoshihisa of the Komeito Headquarters for Accelerating Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake and others.

15:24-15:34

Met with Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Fujii Takeshi, MHLW Director-General of the Labour Standards Bureau Yoshinaga Kazuo, Employment Security Bureau Director-General Tanaka Seiji and Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Deputy Commissioner Nii Yasuhito.

15:35-15:47

Met with Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Nishimura Yasutoshi, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Izumi Hiroto, Cabinet Office Administrative Vice Minister Yamasaki Shigetaka, Vice Minister for Policy Coordination Tawa Hiroshi, and Director-Generals for Policy Coordination Hayashi Sachihiro and Inoue Hiroyuki.

15:48-15:53

Met with Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Nishimura.

16:57-17:27

Gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal.

17:30-17:57

Met with Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Fujii, head of novel coronavirus response office Yoshida Manabu, MHLW Administrative Vice Minister Tarumi Hideki and Chief Medical and Global Health Officer Fukushima Yasumasa.

18:28

Left the Kantei.

18:29

Arrived at the Diet members’ No. 2 office building of the House of Representatives.

19:27

Left the building.

19:33

Arrived at the House of Representatives members’ dormitory. 

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