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May 2018

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[May 31, 2018]

Japan-Viet Nam Summit Meeting and Other Events

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Tran Dai Quang, President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the report
[May 31, 2018]

The Council for the Implementation of Education Rebuilding

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 42nd meeting of the Council for the Implementation of Education Rebuilding at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the Joint Statement in advance of the G7 Summit
[May 31, 2018]

G-Science Academies' Joint Statement in advance of the G7 Summit

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a Joint Statement in advance of the G7 Summit from the G-Science Academies at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[May 31, 2018]

Annual General Assembly of Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Annual General Assembly of Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) held in Tokyo.

[May 31, 2018]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

[May 31, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the President of the National Assembly of France and Others

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.E. Mr. François de Rugy, President of the National Assembly of the French Republic, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal
[May 31, 2018]

Proposal from the LDP Headquarters for 100-Year Life Society Strategy

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Headquarters for 100-Year Life Society Strategy of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[May 31, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Mayor of Hakone Town, Chairman of the Town Assembly and Others

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at the Prime Minister’s Office from Mr. Nobuo Yamaguchi, Mayor of Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa Prefecture, and Mr. Hiroyuki Okitsu, Chairman of the Town Assembly, and others.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal
[May 31, 2018]

Proposal from the LDP Economic Strategy Headquarters for Building the Future Society based on AI

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Economic Strategy Headquarters for Building the Future Society based on AI of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister being presented with a kariyushi shirt
[May 31, 2018]

Presentation of Kariyushi Shirts from the Deputy Governor of Okinawa Prefecture

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was presented with a kariyushi shirt by Mr. Moritake Tomikawa, Deputy Governor of Okinawa Prefecture, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[May 30, 2018]

Follow-up Meeting on “Japan’s Plan for Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens

On May 30, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the second follow-up meeting on the “Japan’s Plan for Dynamic Engagement of All CitizensPlan to Realize the Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens,” at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[May 30, 2018]

Joint Meeting of the Committees of Both Houses on Fundamental National Policies at the Diet (Deliberation between Party Leaders)

On May 30, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a deliberation between party leaders with Mr. Yukio Edano, Leader of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan; Mr. Yuichiro Tamaki, Co-leader of the Democratic Party for the People; Mr. Kazuo Shii, Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Japanese Communist Party; and Mr. Toranosuke Katayama, Co-leader of the Japan Innovation Party, at the Joint Meeting of the Committees of Both Houses on Fundamental National Policies at the Diet.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[May 30, 2018]

Regular General Meeting of the National Association of Chairpersons of City Councils

On May 30, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 94th Regular General Meeting of the National Association of Chairpersons of City Councils held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[May 29, 2018]

Forum for Consultations between the National and Local Governments

On May 29, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the first meeting in FY2018 of the Forum for Consultations between the National and Local Governments at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[May 29, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the United States Cherry Blossom Queen and Others

On May 29, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the 70th United States Cherry Blossom Queen and others at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal
[May 29, 2018]

Proposal from the LDP Research Commission on Small and Medium-sized Enterprise and Small Business

On May 29, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) Research Commission on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise and Small Business at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[May 29, 2018]

Headquarters for the Promotion of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games

On May 29, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 12th meeting of the Headquarters for the Promotion of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[May 28, 2018]

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On May 28, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the seventh meeting in 2018 of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal
[May 28, 2018]

Proposal from Komeito on the 2018 Basic Policy and Other Matters

On May 28, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from Komeito on the 2018 Basic Policy and other matters, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the request
[May 28, 2018]

Request from the LDP Special Mission Committee on Fiscal Reconstruction

On May 28, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a request from the Special Mission Committee on Fiscal Reconstruction of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[May 28, 2018]

Meeting with Families of Abductees and Others

On May 28, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with families of abductees and others at the Prime Minister's Office.

[May 28, 2018]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives

On May 28, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives.

[May 28, 2018]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors

On May 28, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister arriving in Moscow
[May 26, 2018]

Visit to Russia: Third Day

On May 26, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Moscow, the Russian Federation.

Photograph of the Japan-Russia Business Dialogue
[May 25, 2018]

Visit to Russia: First and Second Day

On May 24, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in St. Petersburg, the Russian Federation.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[May 25, 2018]

Press Conference on the U.S.-North Korea Summit Meeting

On May 25, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference regarding the U.S.-North Korea Summit Meeting in St. Petersburg in the Russian Federation.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[May 24, 2018]

Press Conference on the Visit to Russia

On May 24, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference regarding the visit to the Russian Federation at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[May 23, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Winners of the National Truck Driver Contest

On May 23, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the four winners of the 49th National Truck Driver Contest at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[May 23, 2018]

Courtesy Call from BORO

On May 23, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from BORO, singer and Director of the Ayaka Fund , at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[May 23, 2018]

Meeting of the Committee on Health, Labour, and Welfare of the House of Representatives

On May 23, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Committee on Health, Labour, and Welfare of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister answering questions
[May 22, 2018]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On May 22, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal
[May 22, 2018]

Proposal from the LDP Headquarters for the Revitalization of Education

On May 22, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) Headquarters for the Revitalization of Education, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[May 22, 2018]

Press Conference on the Documents Submitted by Ehime Prefecture to the Diet

On May 22, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[May 21, 2018]

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On May 21, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the sixth 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
[May 21, 2018]

Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties

On May 21, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending the exhibition ceremony
[May 20, 2018]

Sea Review and Comprehensive Drill in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the formation of Japan Coast Guard

On May 20, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the commemorative review-of-fleet ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Coast Guard system and comprehensive drills held in Tokyo Bay.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending a commemorative photograph session
[May 19, 2018]

Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting: Second Day

On May 19, 2018, following on from the previous day, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 8th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM8), which was held in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address at the banquet
[May 18, 2018]

Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting: First Day

On May 18, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Eighth Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM8), which was held in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[May 17, 2018]

Courtesy Call from Fukushima Prefecture’s Inawashiro Society of Commerce and Industry, Inawashiro Tourist Association, and Others

On May 17, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at the Prime Minister’s Office from Fukushima Prefecture’s Inawashiro Society of Commerce and Industry, Inawashiro Tourist Association, and others.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[May 17, 2018]

Council on Investments for the Future

On May 17, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 16th meeting of the Council on Investments for the Future at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[May 17, 2018]

Meeting of the Committee on Cabinet of the House of Representatives

On May 17, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Committee on Cabinet of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal
[May 17, 2018]

Proposal from the LDP Research Commission on Intellectual Property Strategy

On May 17, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Research Commission on Intellectual Property Strategy of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[May 16, 2018]

Japan-Fiji Summit Meeting and Other Events

On May 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a summit meeting and other events with the Hon . Rear Admiral (Retired) Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Council for Designing 100-Year Life Society

On May 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 7th meeting of the Council for Designing 100-Year Life Society at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending a commemorative photograph session
[May 16, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives and His Delegation

On May 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at the Prime Minister’s Office from Mr. Scott Saiki, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the State of Hawaii, United States of America, and his delegation.

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

Courtesy Call from Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic, and Others

On May 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at the Prime Minister’s Office from Mr. Radek Vondráček, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic , and others.

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

Courtesy Call from the EU-Japan Business Round Table

On March 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at the Prime Minister’s Office from Mr. Kazuo Tsukuda, Japanese Co-Chairman; Mr. Danny Risberg, acting EU Co-Chairman; and other members of the EU-Japan Business Round Table.

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

Courtesy Call from the Governor of Hokkaido and Others

On May 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at the Prime Minister’s Office from Ms. Harumi Takahashi, Governor of Hokkaido, and others, and received a request concerning the Northern Territories issue.

Photograph of the Prime Minister presenting a certificate of appreciation
[May 16, 2018]

Award Ceremony of the Prime Minister’s Certificate of Appreciation for Life-Saving Activities

On May 16, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the award 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 Prime Minister welcoming the Prime Minister of Samoa
[May 15, 2018]

Japan-Samoa Summit Meeting and Other Events

On May 15, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a summit meeting and other events with the Hon. Tuilaepa Fatialofa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Independent State of Samoa, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[May 15, 2018]

Japan-Korea Business Conference

On May 15, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 50th meeting of the Japan-Korea Business Conference held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[May 15, 2018]

Headquarters for Ocean Policy

On May 15, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 17th meeting of the Headquarters for Ocean Policy at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[May 14, 2018]

Courtesy Call from a Delegation from the Japan-Korea Economic Association

On May 14, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from a delegation from the Japan-Korea Economic Association at the Prime Minister's Office.

[May 14, 2018]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors

On May 14, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors.

[May 14, 2018]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives

On May 14, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the leaders visiting a plant of an automobile manufacturing company
[May 11, 2018]

Visit to Hokkaido by the Leaders of Japan and China

On May 10, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Hokkaido together with H.E. Mr. Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China.

Photograph of the Prime Minister viewing the Chinese Culture Exhibition
[May 10, 2018]

Chinese Culture Exhibition and Welcome Reception for the Premier of the State Council of China in Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and the People's Republic of China

On May 10, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, together with H.E. Mr. Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, attended the Chinese Culture Exhibition and the Welcome Reception for the Premier of the State Council of China in Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and the People's Republic of China held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[May 10, 2018]

Press Conference on the Summit Telephone Talk with President Trump of the United States and Other Matters

On May 10, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the commemorative photograph session at the Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting
[May 9, 2018]

Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting, Japan-ROK Summit Meeting, Japan-China Summit Meeting, and Other Events

On May 9, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Seventh Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting, the Japan-ROK Summit Meeting, the Japan-China Summit Meeting, and other events.

Photograph of the Prime Minister answering questions
[May 8, 2018]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On May 8, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[May 4, 2018]

Press Conference on the Summit Telephone Talk with the President of China

On May 4, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence.

Photograph of the Japan-Israel Summit Meeting
[May 2, 2018]

Visit to the Middle East: Fourth Day

On May 2, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the Jericho Agro-Industrial Park (JAIP) in Palestine (Jericho).

Photograph of the press conference
[May 1, 2018]

Visit to the Middle East: Third Day

On May 1, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is visiting the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, attended a welcome ceremony, followed by a meeting with H.E. Dr. Hani Al-Mulki , Prime Minister of Jordan. Prime Minister Abe then attended a signing ceremony.

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