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Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 28, 2021

  • December 29, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
  • JMH Translation

Dec. 28, 2021  


Left the Prime Minister’s Official Residence [Kotei] on foot.      


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

09:05 – 09:17  

Met with Upper House member Suzuki Muneo of Nippon Ishin (Japan Innovation Party).  

09:18 – 09:32  

Attended a meeting on promoting measures for addressing loneliness and isolation.  

09:36 – 09:59  

Attended a meeting of the Council for a Vision for a Digital Garden City Nation Realization.  

10:03 – 10:18  

Held a Cabinet meeting.  

10:19 – 10:23  

Met with Minister of Defense Kishi Nobuo.  

10:24 – 10:38  

Attended a meeting of the Strategic Headquarters for Space Development.  

10:42 – 11:04  

Attended a meeting of the National Security Council.  

11:15 – 11:40  

Met with former Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Saito Ken and journalist Tahara Soichiro. Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Murai Hideki was present.    

11:44 – 11:53  

Met with NTT Chief Standardization Strategy Officer Onoe Seizo. Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Kaneko Yasushi was present.  

12:03 – 12:42  

Had lunch with Special Advisors to the Prime Minister Nakatani Gen, Murai, Terada Minoru, and Mori Masako.  

13:34 – 13:49  

Met with Kaisei Academy Director Ogata Masaki and Principal Nomizu Tsutomu.  

14:20 – 14:56  

Gave an interview to Kyodo News.  

15:02 – 15:24   

Met with National Security Secretariat Secretary-General Akiba Takeo and Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mori Takeo.  

16:01 – 16:36  

Had a talk with journalist Goto Kenji as part of a Nippon Cultural Broadcasting project. 

16:43 – 17:20  

Met with Director-General of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) Wakita Takaji and head of the Kawasaki City health and safety institute Okabe Nobuhiko.  

17:21 – 17:51  

Met with Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Goto Shigeyuki, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito Tetsuo, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu, Minister in charge of Economic Revitalization Yamagiwa Daishiro, Minister in Charge of Promoting Vaccinations Horiuchi Noriko, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kihara Seiji, Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Fujii Takeshi, head of the Cabinet Secretariat Office for Promotion of Countermeasures against Novel Coronavirus Infections Sakoi Masami, and MHLW Vice-Minister Yoshida Manabu.  

17:52 – 18:07  

Met with former Upper House member Nakaizumi Matsuji of the Liberal Democratic Party.  

18:08 – 18:13  

Met with Nishita Hidenori, head of the hometown promotion office of the LDP Hiroshima chapter.  

18:14 – 18:27  

Met with golfer Saso Yuka.  

18:28 – 18:40  

Met with LDP Public Relations Headquarters Chairperson Kono Taro.    

18:43 – 18:55  

Met with Director of Cabinet Intelligence Takizawa Hiroaki.  

19:00 – 19:11  

Videotaped a message for an international conference.  

19:43 – 19:51  

Gave an interview to media outlets.  


Left the Kantei on foot.  


Arrived at the Kotei.  

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