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April 2018

Photograph of the Japan-UAE Summit Meeting
[April 30, 2018]

Visit to the Middle East: First and Second Days

On April 29, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[April 29, 2018]

Press Occasion on the Visit to the Middle East

On April 29, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the meeting
[April 29, 2018]

Meeting with the Director of the National Intelligence Service of the ROK

On April 29, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with Mr. Seo Hoon, Director of the National Intelligence Service of the Republic of Korea (ROK), at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[April 28, 2018]

Press Occasion on the Summit Telephone Talk with President Trump of the United States

On April 28, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence.

hotograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[April 27, 2018]

The Ceremony of Awarding the MIDORI Prize

On April 27, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 12th Ceremony of Awarding the MIDORI Prize held at the Parliamentary Museum, in the presence of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[April 27, 2018]

Courtesy Call from a Delegation from the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour

On April 27, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Mr. Gilberto Silva, a former member of the Brazilian national football team, and other members of a delegation from the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the report
[April 27, 2018]

Interim Report from the Ruling Parties’ Working Team on the Reform of Public Document Management

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the report

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[April 27, 2018]

Press Occasion on the Inter-Korean Summit Meeting

On April 27, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal
[April 27, 2018]

Proposal from the LDP Special Mission Committee on Economic Structural Reform

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal

Photograph of the Prime Minister answering questions
[April 27, 2018]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On April 27, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

hotograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[April 27, 2018]

Headquarters for the Promotion of Integrated Resorts

On April 27, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the third meeting of the Headquarters for the Promotion of Integrated Resorts at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[April 26, 2018]

Meeting of the Urban Renaissance Headquarters

On April 26, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 37th meeting of the Urban Renaissance Headquarters at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[April 26, 2018]

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

On April 26, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., Commander of U.S. Pacific Command, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal
[April 26, 2018]

Initial Proposal from the LDP Headquarters for Cybersecurity Measures

On April 26, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received an initial proposal from the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) Headquarters for Cybersecurity Measures, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[April 26, 2018]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors

On April 26, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister conversing with an athlete
[April 26, 2018]

Presentation of the Prime Minister’s Certificate of Appreciation for Japanese Athletes who Participated in the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games and Other Events

On April 26, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a presentation ceremony of the Prime Minister’s certificate of appreciation and other events for the Japanese teams and associated members who participated in the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games, at the Prime Minister's Office.

[April 26, 2018]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives

On April 26, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the commemorative photograph session
[April 25, 2018]

Meeting with the King and Queen of Sweden and Other Events

On April 25, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia of the Kingdom of Sweden at Akasaka Palace State Guest House. After that, the Prime Minister hosted a banquet.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[April 25, 2018]

Ministerial Council on the Fukushima Innovation Coast Framework

On April 25, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the second meeting of the Ministerial Council on the Fukushima Innovation Coast Framework at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[April 24, 2018]

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On April 24, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the fifth meeting in 2018 of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[April 23, 2018]

Council for the Protection of Information

On April 23, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the seventh meeting of the Council for the Protection of Information at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address at the Citizens’ Rally
[April 22, 2018]

“Citizens’ Rally: Demand Again that the Government Rescue All the Abductees this Year” and Other Events

On April 22, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with the families of abductees and attended a Citizens’ Rally, “Demand Again that the Government Rescue All the Abductees this Year” in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister having a photograph taken with guests
[April 21, 2018]

The Prime Minister Hosts a Cherry Blossom Viewing Party

On April 21, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a cherry blossom viewing party at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo.

On April 21, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion in Tokyo.
[April 21, 2018]

Press Occasion on the Cessation of Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Tests by North Korea

On April 21, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Japan-U.S. joint press conference
[April 18, 2018]

Visit to the United States: Second Day

On April 18, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is visiting Palm Beach, Florida in the United States of America, played golf with the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States. Afterwards, Prime Minister Abe held talks and a joint press conference with President Trump.

Photograph of the Prime Minister being welcomed by the President of the United States
[April 17, 2018]

Visit to the United States: First Day

On April 17, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Palm Beach, Florida in the United States of America.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[April 17, 2018]

Press Occasion on the Visit to the United States

On April 17, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending the meeting
[April 16, 2018]

Ministerial Council on the Monthly Economic Report and Other Relative Issues

On April 16, 2018, 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.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[April 16, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the State Councilor and Foreign Minister for China

On April 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.E. Mr. Wang Yi, State Councilor and Foreign Minister for the People’s Republic of China, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[April 16, 2018]

Courtesy Call from a Delegation of the Takatsuki Jazz Street Committee

On April 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from members of the Takatsuki Jazz Street Committee at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister being presented with the gravel boulder
[April 16, 2018]

Presentation of a Gravel Boulder by the Mayor of Ibigawa Town in Gifu Prefecture and Others

On April 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was presented with a boulder formed from gravel by Mr. Kazuhiro Tomida , Mayor of Ibigawa Town in Gifu Prefecture, and others, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[April 16, 2018]

Regulatory Reform Promotion Council

On April 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 28th meeting of the Regulatory Reform Promotion Council at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[April 14, 2018]

Press Occasion on the Attack on Syria by the United States, the United Kingdom, and France (2)

On April 14, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[April 14, 2018]

Press Occasion on the Attack on Syria by the United States, the United Kingdom, and France (1)

On April 14, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion in Osaka City.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving an explanation at Hanazono Rugby Stadium
[April 13, 2018]

Visit to Osaka Prefecture

On April 13, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Osaka Prefecture.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[April 13, 2018]

Joint Meeting of the Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters and the Ministerial Meeting Concerning Measures Against Crime

On April 13, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a joint meeting of the Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters and the Ministerial Meeting Concerning Measures Against Crime at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the request
[April 12, 2018]

Request from the LDP Project Team for Reviewing Comprehensive Measures Against North Korea

On April 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a request from the LDP Project Team for Reviewing Comprehensive Measures Against North Korea at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[April 12, 2018]

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On April 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 4th meeting in 2018 of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[April 12, 2018]

Japan-Switzerland Summit Meeting and Other Events

On April 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Alain Berset, President and Head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs of the Swiss Confederation, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the request
[April 12, 2018]

The Prime Minister Receives a Request from the Parliamentarian League for Early Repatriation of Japanese Citizens Kidnapped by North Korea

On April 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a request from the Parliamentarian League for Early Repatriation of Japanese Citizens Kidnapped by North Korea, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[April 12, 2018]

Courtesy Call from Miss Japan Goddess of Greenery, the Japan Cherry Blossom Queen, and Others (Green Feather Campaign)

On April 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at the Prime Minister’s Office from Miss Japan Goddess of Greenery, the Japan Cherry Blossom Queen, and others on the occasion of the Green Feather Campaign.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[April 12, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Secretary-General of the OECD

On April 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Mr. Angel Gurría , Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[April 12, 2018]

Council on Investments for the Future

On April 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 15th meeting of the Council on Investments for the Future at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[April 11, 2018]

Japan-Bhutan Summit Meeting and Other Events

On April 11, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Dasho Tshering Tobgay , Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[April 11, 2018]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives

On April 11, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minster receiving the courtesy call
[April 10, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Minister of National Defence of Viet Nam

On April 10, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.E. General Ngo Xuan Lich, Minister of National Defence of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[April 10, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Hamburg Cherry Blossom Queen and Others

On April 10, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the Hamburg Cherry Blossom Queen, the Japan Cherry Blossom Queen, and others at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister shaking hands with the Governor of the Bank of Japan
[April 9, 2018]

Meeting with the Governor of the Bank of Japan

On April 9, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting at the Prime Minister's Office with Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, upon Mr. Kuroda’s reappointment as Governor.

[April 9, 2018]

Audit Committee of the House of Councillors

On April 9, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Audit Committee of the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[April 6, 2018]

Courtesy Call from a Delegation of Legislators Participating in the U.S.-Japan Legislative Exchange Program

On April 6, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from a delegation of legislators participating in the U.S.-Japan Legislative Exchange Program at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[April 5, 2018]

Japan-Iraq Summit Meeting and Other Events

On April 5, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Dr. Haider Al-Abadi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq , at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[April 5, 2018]

Council for Science, Technology and Innovation

On April 5, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 38th meeting of the Council for Science, Technology and Innovation at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[April 5, 2018]

Tokyo Conference on Supporting Job Creation and Vocational Training to Facilitate Weapons Reduction for Iraqi Society

On April 5, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Tokyo Conference on Supporting Job Creation and Vocational Training to Facilitate Weapons Reduction for Iraqi Society.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[April 4, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey

On April 4, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.E. Prof. Dr. Recep Akdağ, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[April 4, 2018]

Inauguration Ceremony of the Joint-Training for the New Civil Servants

On April 4, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 52nd ceremony held in Tokyo inaugurating the joint training for new civil servants, and delivered an address to them.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[April 3, 2018]

Arab Japan Day Reception

On April 3, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Arab Japan Day Reception held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[April 3, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates

On April 3, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates , at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[April 2, 2018]

Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties

On April 2, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties at the Prime Minister's Office.

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