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November 2017

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[November 30, 2017]

Council for Designing 100-Year Life Society

On November 30, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the third meeting of the Council for Designing 100-Year Life Society at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[November 30, 2017]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors

On November 30, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the report
[November 29, 2017]

Regulatory Reform Promotion Council

On November 29, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 23rd meeting of the Regulatory Reform Promotion Council at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[November 29, 2017]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors

On November 29, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[November 29, 2017]

Press Occasion on the Summit Telephone Talk with President Trump of the United States (North Korea’s Missile Launch)

On November 29, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[November 29, 2017]

Press Occasion on North Korea’s Missile Launch

On November 29, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the commemorative photograph session
[November 28, 2017]

Meeting with the Grand Duke of Luxembourg and Other Events

On November 28, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg at the Prime Minister's Official Residence.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending the meeting (1)
[November 28, 2017]

Ministerial Council on the Monthly Economic Report and Other Relative Issues

On November 28, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Ministerial Council on the Monthly Economic Report and Other Relative Issues at the Prime Minister's Office.

[November 28, 2017]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives

On November 28, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives.

[November 27, 2017]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives

On November 27, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[November 24, 2017]

The National Governors’ Conference

On November 24, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the National Governors’ Conference held at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[November 24, 2017]

The General Assembly of Japan's National Council for Export Promotion of Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery Products and Processed Foods (JAECAP 2017)

On November 24, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the General Assembly of Japan's National Council for Export Promotion of Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery Products and Processed Foods (JAECAP 2017) held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal
[November 24, 2017]

Proposal from the Komeito Headquarters for Designing 100-Year Life Society and the Committee on Economic Revitalization

On November 24, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Headquarters for Designing 100-Year Life Society and the Committee on Economic Revitalization of Komeito at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal
[November 24, 2017]

Proposal from the LDP Headquarters for 100-Year Life Society Strategy and the Special Mission Committee on Economic Structural Reform

On November 24, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Headquarters for 100-Year Life Society Strategy and the Special Mission Committee on Economic Structural Reform of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[November 24, 2017]

Courtesy Call from Nara Persimmon PR Ladies and Others

On November 24, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Nara Persimmon PR Ladies and others at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[November 24, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the Mayor of Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, Local Peanut Producers, and Others

On November 24, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Mr. Shinji Kitamura, Mayor of Yachimata City, Chiba Prefecture, local peanut producers, and others at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[November 22, 2017]

Gathering of “Discover the Treasures of Farming, Mountain and Fishing Villages”

On November 22, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Gathering of “Discover the Treasures of Farming, Mountain and Fishing Villages” at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal (1)
[November 22, 2017]

Proposal from the Committee on Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Komeito

On November 22, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Committee on Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Komeito at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister answering questions (1)
[November 22, 2017]

Plenary Session of the House of Councillors

On November 22, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister answering questions at the plenary session of the House of Councillors (1)
[November 21, 2017]

Plenary Sessions of the House of Councillors and the House of Representatives

On November 21, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Councillors in the morning, and the plenary session of the House of Representatives in the afternoon.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[November 21, 2017]

Press Occasion on the Re-Designation by the United States of North Korea as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

On November 21, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister answering questions (1)
[November 20, 2017]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On November 20, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering a congratulatory address
[November 20, 2017]

Ceremony for the 70th Anniversary of the Coming into Effect of the Local Autonomy Act

On November 20, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Local Autonomy Act coming into force, held in Tokyo in the presence of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[November 17, 2017]

Courtesy Call from Participants in the Japanese-German Forum

On November 17, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from participants in the Japanese-German Forum at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[November 17, 2017]

“Beauty of Japan” Comprehensive Project Advisory Panel and Japonisme 2018 Comprehensive Promotion Council

On November 17, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the fifth meeting of the “Beauty of Japan” Comprehensive Project Advisory Panel and the second meeting of the Japonisme 2018 Comprehensive Promotion Council at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[November 17, 2017]

Council on Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy

On November 17, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 13th meeting of the Council on Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[November 17, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the Members of the National Small and Medium-sized Retailers Summit

On November 17, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the members of the National Small and Medium-sized Retailers Summit at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering a policy speech during the plenary session of the House of Representatives (1)
[November 17, 2017]

Policy Speech by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the 195th Session of the Diet

On November 17, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered a policy speech to the 195th Session of the Diet during the plenary sessions of the House of Representatives and the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[November 17, 2017]

Council on Investments for the Future

On November 17, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 12th meeting of the Council on Investments for the Future at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[November 16, 2017]

Joint Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy and Council for Science, Technology and Innovation

On November 16, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe jointly held the 15th meeting in FY2017 of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy and the 32nd meeting of the Council for Science, Technology and Innovation at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[November 16, 2017]

National Convention of the Central Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry

On November 16, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 57th National Convention of the Central Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[November 16, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command

On November 16, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister presenting a certificate of appreciation (1)
[November 16, 2017]

Presentation Ceremony of the Prime Minister’s Certificate of Appreciation for Saving Another Person’s Life

On November 16, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the presentation ceremony of the Prime Minister's certificate of appreciation at the Prime Minister's Office to commend those who placed themselves in danger to save another person's life.

Photograph of the ASEAN+3 Summit Meeting (1)
[November 14, 2017]

ASEAN-related Summit Meetings and Other Events: Third Day

On November 14, 2017 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is visiting Manila in the Republic of the Philippines for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-related Summit Meetings and other events, attended the ASEAN+3 (Japan, China, and the Republic of Korea) Summit Meeting and then held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India.

Photograph of the opening ceremony of the ASEAN- related Summit Meetings (1)
[November 13, 2017]

ASEAN-related Summit Meetings and Other Events: Second Day

On November 13, 2017 (local time), during his visit to Manila in the Republic of the Philippines for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-related Summit Meetings and other events, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the opening ceremony of the ASEAN- related Summit Meetings.

Photograph of the leaders’ commemorative photograph session (1)
[November 12, 2017]

ASEAN-related Summit Meetings and Other Events: First Day

On November 12, 2017 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Manila in the Republic of the Philippines to attend Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-related Summit Meetings and other events.

Photograph of the leaders’ commemorative photograph session (pool photo) (1)
[November 11, 2017]

APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and Other Events: Second Day

On November 11, 2017 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is visiting Da Nang in the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting and other events, attended the Leaders’ Meeting and then participated in a leaders’ commemorative photograph session.

Photograph of the Prime Minister shaking hands with the President of Viet Nam
[November 10, 2017]

APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and Other Events: First Day

On November 9, 2017 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Da Nang in the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting and other events.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[November 9, 2017]

Press Occasion on Attendance at the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting and ASEAN-Related Summit Meetings, and Other Events

On November 9, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[November 8, 2017]

Japan Self-Defense Forces Anniversary and Prime Minister's Commendation Ceremony

On November 8, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Japan Self-Defense Forces anniversary and Prime Minister's commendation ceremony held at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the FY2016 Audit Report (1)
[November 8, 2017]

The Prime Minister Receives the FY2016 Audit Report

On November 8, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received the FY2016 Audit Report from Mr. Teruhiko Kawato, President of the Board of Audit, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1) (drill for countermeasures against novel influenza and other diseases)
[November 7, 2017]

Drill for Countermeasures against Novel Influenza and Other Diseases

On November 7, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe conducted a drill for countermeasures against novel influenza and other diseases at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands (1)
[November 6, 2017]

Japan-U.S. Summit Meeting and Other Events

On November 6, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with the Honorable Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, at Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[November 6, 2017]

Meeting with Families of Abductees

On November 6, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with the families of people abducted by North Korea together with the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, at Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[November 6, 2017]

Press Occasion on the Incident in Texas in the United States and the Visit to Japan by President Trump of the United States

On November 6, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the leaders attending a commemorative photograph session
[November 5, 2017]

Golf with President Trump of the United States and a Dinner Attended by Both Leaders and Their Wives

On November 5, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Saitama Prefecture together with the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[November 5, 2017]

Press Occasion on the Visit to Japan by President Trump of the United States

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister's Office on November 5, 2017.

Photograph of Prime Minister Abe before dinner
[November 3, 2017]

Dinner in honor of Ms. Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President of the U.S.

Prime Minister Abe hosted a dinner in honor of Ms. Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President of the United States.

Photograph of Prime Minister Abe giving remarks (1)
[November 3, 2017]

The World Assembly for Women (WAW! 2017)

Prime Minister Abe attended the World Assembly for Women (WAW! 2017).

Photograph of the commemorative photograph session
[November 2, 2017]

First Meeting of Parliamentary Vice-Ministers and Commemorative Photograph

On November 2, 2017, the Parliamentary Vice-Ministers for the Fourth Abe Cabinet were determined during the Cabinet meeting.

Photograph of the commemorative photograph session
[November 2, 2017]

First Meeting of State Ministers and Commemorative Photograph Session

On November 2, 2017, the State Ministers for the Fourth Abe Cabinet were determined during the Cabinet meeting.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[November 2, 2017]

Press Occasion on the Inauguration of the Fourth Abe Cabinet

On November 2, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the commemorative photograph session (1)
[November 1, 2017]

The Fourth Abe Cabinet was inaugurated.

The Fourth Abe Cabinet was inaugurated.

Photograph of Prime Minister Abe when designated at the Diet (1)
[November 1, 2017]

Designation of the Prime Minister

At both the House of Representatives and the House of Councillors, Shinzo Abe, a member of the House of Representatives, was designated as the 98th Prime Minister.

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