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Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 24, 2021

Aug. 24, 2021  

07:57  

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

08:02  

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

09:02  

Left the Kantei.  

09:04  

Arrived at the Liberal Democratic Party Headquarters.  

09:05-09:27  

Met with LDP Headquarters Chief Secretary Motojuku Hitoshi.  

09:28-09:32  

Presented a certificate of endorsement to the candidate planning to run in the Mie gubernatorial election.  

09:34-09:49  

Attended an LDP Board meeting.  

09:52  

Left the headquarters.  

09:55  

Arrived at the Kantei.  

11:32-11:41  

Met with Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Fujii Takeshi and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Kihara Minoru.  

11:42-11:44  

Met with Kihara.  

14:00-14:25  

Met with Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Izumi Hiroto, MHLW Vice-Minister Tarumi Hideki, and Director-General of the Health Policy Bureau Sakoi Masami.    

14:30-14:36  

Met with Minister for the World Expo 2025 Inoue Shinji, Izumi, Director-General of the Cabinet Secretariat’s Headquarters for the World Expo 2025 Niihara Hiroaki, and METI Deputy Director-General for Commerce and Service industry Policy Hatakeyama Yojiro.  

14:37-14:41  

Met with Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy Inoue Shinji, Izumi, CAO Director General for Science, Technology and Innovation Akaishi Koichi, and MEXT Director-General of Science and Technology Policy Bureau Matsuo Hiroki.  

15:14-15:24  

Received a courtesy call from Second Gentleman of the U.S. Douglas Emhoff.  

15:42-16:23  

Met with Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (JA Zen-Noh) President Noguchi Sakae and former President Yamazaki Shuji.  

17:02-18:09  

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

18:35-18:37  

Gave an interview to media outlets.  

19:21  

Left the Kantei.  

19:33  

Arrived at the National Stadium in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward.  

20:01  

The Tokyo Paralympic opening ceremony commenced.  

22:51  

The Tokyo Paralympic opening ceremony concluded.  

23:11  

Left the stadium.  

23:22  

Arrived at the Kantei.  

23:24  

Attended a G7 teleconference.  

 

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