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October 2018

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

Courtesy Call from Representatives of the Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program and Others

On October 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from representatives participating in the Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP) and others, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Courtesy Call from a Delegation Led by the Chairman of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call

[October 31, 2018]

Plenary Session of the House of Councillors and Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives

On October 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Councillors and a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives.

[October 30, 2018]

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

On October 30, 2018, 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 leaders shaking hands
[October 29, 2018]

Japan-India Summit Meeting and Other Events

On October 29, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[October 29, 2018]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On October 29, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the two leaders taking a commemorative photograph
[October 28, 2018]

Visit to Yamanashi Prefecture by the Prime Ministers of Japan and India

On October 28, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Yamanashi Prefecture together with H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India.

Photograph of the Japan-China Summit Meeting with the President of China
[October 26, 2018]

Visit to China: Second Day

On October 26, 2018, (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is visiting Beijing in the People’s Republic of China, held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Li Zhanshu, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China.

Photograph of the Prime Minister meeting with the Premier of China
[October 25, 2018]

Visit to China: First Day

On October 25, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Beijing in the People’s Republic of China.

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

Press Conference on the Visit to China

On October 25, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office. Regarding his visit to China, the Prime Minister said,

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

Press Conference by the Prime Minister (2) (Information Regarding the Release of Mr. Jumpei Yasuda)

On October 24, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering a policy speech during the plenary session of the House of Representatives
[October 24, 2018]

Policy Speech by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the 197th Session of the Diet

On October 24, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered a policy speech to the 197th Session of the Diet during the plenary sessions of the House of Representatives and the House of Councillors.

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

Press Conference by the Prime Minister (1) (Information Regarding the Release of Mr. Jumpei Yasuda)

On October 24, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[October 23, 2018]

Council on National Strategic Special Zones

On October 23, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 36th meeting of the Council on National Strategic Special Zones at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending the meeting
[October 23, 2018]

Ministerial Council on the Monthly Economic Report and Other Relative Issues

On October 23, 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 delivering an address
[October 23, 2018]

Commemorative Ceremony for the 150th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Meiji Period

On October 23, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Commemorative Ceremony for the 150th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Meiji Period held at the Parliamentary Museum.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[October 23, 2018]

Ministerial Council on the Employment of Persons with Disabilities in the Public Service

On October 23, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Ministerial Council on the Employment of Persons with Disabilities in the Public Service at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement
[October 22, 2018]

Council on Investments for the Future

On October 22, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 20th meeting of the Council on Investments for the Future at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending the ASEM Summit Meeting (pool photo)
[October 19, 2018]

Visit to Europe: Fourth Day & ASEM Summit Meeting: Second Day

On October 19, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is visiting Brussels in the Kingdom of Belgium, attended the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit Meeting.

Photograph of the opening ceremony of the ASEM Summit
[October 18, 2018]

Visit to Europe: Third Day & ASEM Summit Meeting: First Day

On October 18, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is visiting Paris in the French Republic, visited the “Jomon – Birth of art in prehistoric Japan” exhibit of Japonismes 2018. Afterwards, the Prime Minister received a courtesy call from H.E. Ms. Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Photograph of the joint press announcement
[October 17, 2018]

Visit to Europe: Second Day

On October 17, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Paris in the French Republic.

Photograph of the Prime Minister being received in audience by the King of Spain
[October 16, 2018]

Visit to Europe: First Day

On October 16, 2018 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Madrid in the Kingdom of Spain.

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

Forum for Consultations between the National and Local Governments

On October 15, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the second meeting in FY2018 of the Forum for Consultations between the National and Local Governments, held at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[October 15, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the President of the World Bank Group and Others

On October 15, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group , and others at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the request
[October 15, 2018]

Request from the LDP Special Mission Committee on Territories

On October 15, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a request from the Special Mission Committee on Territories of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Follow-up Meeting for the Work Style Reform

On October 15, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the First Follow-Up Meeting for the Work Style Reform at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Policy Roundtable of the Government and Ruling Parties

On October 15, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a Policy Roundtable of the Government and Ruling Parties at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

FY2018 Troop Review for the Anniversary of the Establishment of the Self-Defense Forces

On October 14, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the FY2018 Troop Review for the Anniversary of the Establishment of the Self-Defense Force, held at the Asaka Training Area of the Ground Self-Defense Force.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering a memorial address
[October 13, 2018]

Memorial Service for Members of the Self-Defense Forces Who Lost Their Lives on Duty

On October 13, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the FY2018 Memorial Service for Members of the Self-Defense Forces (SDF) Who Lost Their Lives on Duty, held at the Ministry of Defense.

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

Japan-Lithuania Summit Meeting and Other Events

On October 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Saulius Skvernelis, Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister giving a speech
[October 12, 2018]

Meeting of Managing Editors of the Member Companies of Kyodo News

On October 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of managing editors of the member companies of Kyodo News held in Tokyo, and gave a speech.

Photograph of the Prime Minister shaking hands with the Governor of Okinawa Prefecture
[October 12, 2018]

Meeting with the Governor of Okinawa Prefecture

On October 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with Mr. Denny Tamaki, Governor of Okinawa Prefecture, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister shaking hands with the Governor of Tokyo
[October 12, 2018]

Meeting with the Governor of Tokyo

On October 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with Ms. Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Council for Promotion of Regulatory Reform

On October 12, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 37th meeting of the Council for Promotion of Regulatory Reform at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister presenting a certificate of award
[October 11, 2018]

The Prime Minister Honors Contributors to the Building of Safe and Reassuring Communities

On October 11, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a ceremony to commend contributors to the building of safe and reassuring communities in FY2018 at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[October 11, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Minister of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China

On October 11, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Mr. Song Tao, Minister of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, People’s Republic of China, and others at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[October 11, 2018]

Courtesy Call from Nara Persimmon PR Ladies and Others

On October 11, 2018, 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
[October 10, 2018]

Courtesy Call from a Delegation Participating in the 57th Annual Session of the AALCO

On October 10, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at the Prime Minister’s Office from a delegation participating in the 57th Annual Session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO).

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[October 10, 2018]

Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties

On October 10, 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 shaking hands with the State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
[October 9, 2018]

Meeting with the State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Other Events

On October 9, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with H.E. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House, as well as other events.

Photograph of Prime Minister Abe delivering an address
[October 9, 2018]

Commemorative Symposium for the 20th Anniversary of the Japan-Republic of Korea Joint Declaration

On October 9, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Symposium to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Japan-Republic of Korea Joint Declaration held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Mekong-Japan leaders’ photo session
[October 9, 2018]

Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting and Other Events

On October 9, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Tenth Mekong-Japan- Summit Meeting and other events, held at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[October 8, 2018]

Welcome Dinner Banquet Hosted by Prime Minister Abe and Mrs. Abe for the Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting

On October 8, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Mrs. Abe hosted a welcome dinner banquet at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence, inviting people involved with the Tenth Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[October 8, 2018]

Japan- Thailand Summit Meeting and Other Events

On October 8, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[October 8, 2018]

Japan- Laos Summit Meeting and Other Events

On October 8, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with H.E.Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith,Prime Minister of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[October 8, 2018]

Japan-Cambodia Summit Meeting and Other Events

On October 8, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[October 8, 2018]

Japan-Viet Nam Summit Meeting and Other Events

On October 8, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister giving an address
[October 7, 2018]

Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum

On October 7, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum 15th Annual Meeting held in Kyoto, where he delivered an address.

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

Courtesy Call from the Secretary of State of the United States

On October 6, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the Honorable Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State of the United States of America, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Japan-Tajikistan Summit Meeting and Other Events

On October 5, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On October 5, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 12th meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy in 2018 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 5, 2018]

Council on Investments for the Future

On October 5, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 19th meeting of the Council on Investments for the Future at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Meeting of the Reconstruction Promotion Council

On October 5, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 21st meeting of the Reconstruction Promotion Council at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call
[October 5, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt and Others

On October 5, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.E. Mr. Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, and others, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

ASEAN-Japan Music Festival

On October 4, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the ASEAN-Japan Music Festival held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[October 4, 2018]

Courtesy Call from the Managing Director of the IMF

On October 4, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the commemorative photograph session
[October 4, 2018]

First Meeting of Parliamentary Vice-Ministers and Commemorative Photograph Session

On October 4, 2018, the Parliamentary Vice-Ministers for the reshuffled Fourth Abe Cabinet were determined during an extraordinary Cabinet meeting.

Photograph of the commemorative photograph session
[October 4, 2018]

First Meeting of State Ministers and Commemorative Photograph Session

On October 4, 2018, the State Ministers for the reshuffled Fourth Abe Cabinet were determined during an extraordinary Cabinet meeting.

Photograph of the commemorative photograph session
[October 2, 2018]

Inauguration of the Reshuffled Fourth Abe Cabinet

On October 2, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffled the Cabinet for the first time since the inauguration of the Fourth Abe Cabinet.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making the congratulatory telephone call
[October 1, 2018]

Congratulatory Call to Deputy Director-General and Distinguished Professor Tasuku Honjo

On October 1, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a congratulatory call to Distinguished Professor Tasuku Honjo, Director-General of the Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study (KUIAS), who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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