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Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 20, 2021

  • August 21, 2021
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August 20, 2021  

07:54  

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

07:57  

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

10:02-10:13  

Held a cabinet meeting.  

10:14-10:25  

Met with Deputy Prime Minister/Finance Minister Aso Taro.  

10:26-10:35  

Met with Minister in charge of Regulatory Reform Kono Taro, Cabinet Office Administrative Vice Minister Yamasaki Shigetaka, Vice Minister for Policy Coordination Tawa Hiroshi and Director-General for Policy Coordination Inoue Hiroyuki.  

10:36-10:38  

Met with Minister in charge of Regulatory Reform Kono.  

11:00-11:21  

Met with National Security Secretariat Secretary General Akiba Takeo, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Izumi Hiroto and MOFA Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Mori Takeo.  

11:22-11:29  

Met with MHLW Administrative Vice Minister Tarumi Hideki.  

11:35-11:46  

Met with Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Izumi and MLIT Director-General of Ports and Harbours Bureau Asawa Takamitsu.  

11:50-11:58  

Met with Minister for Promoting Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens Sakamoto Tetsushi and head of Cabinet Secretariat office of loneliness and isolation issue Taniuchi Shigeru.  

13:07-13:46  

Met with Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hagiuda Koichi, Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Tamura Norihisa, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsunobu and Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Nishimura Yasutoshi.  

13:47-13:57  

Met with Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hagiuda.  

13:58-14:22  

Received a courtesy call from Ambassador of the Republic of Dibouti to Japan Ahmed Araita Ali. Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Yamada Shigeo was present.  

14:51-15:20  

Met with LDP Lower House member Washio Eiichiro.  

15:21-15:26  

Met with Deputy Cabinet Secretary for Crisis Management Okita Yoshiki, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Izumi, Cabinet Office Director-General for Policy Coordination Sakaki Shinichi, MLIT Director-General of Water and Disaster Management Bureau Inoue Tomoo and Director-General of the Japan Meteorological Agency Hasegawa Naoyuki.  

16:01-16:07  

Met with Director of Cabinet Intelligence Takizawa Hiroaki.  

16:30-17:20  

Met with Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Fujii Takeshi, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Izumi, head of novel coronavirus response office Yoshida Manabu, MHLW Administrative Vice Minister Tarumi and Chief Medical and Global Health Officer Fukushima Yasumasa.  

18:38  

Left the Kantei.  

18:39  

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

19:33  

Left the building.  

19:41  

Arrived at the State Guest House, Akasaka Palace in Tokyo’s Moto-Akasaka district. Attended and delivered remarks at the Tokyo Paralympic Flame Lighting Ceremony.  

20:56  

Left the State Guest House.  

21:05  

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

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