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October 2019

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[October 31, 2019]

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

On October 31, 2019, 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 delivering an address (1)
[October 31, 2019]

Forum for Consultations between the National and Local Governments

On October 31, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the second meeting in FY2019 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 (1)
[October 31, 2019]

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

On October 31, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Admiral Philip S. Davidson, Commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 31, 2019]

Council for Promotion of Regulatory Reform

On October 31, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 1st meeting of the Council for Promotion of Regulatory Reform at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending a photograph session with the newly appointed Minister Mori (1)
[October 31, 2019]

Giving a Letter of Assignment (Minister)

On October 31, 2019, following an attestation ceremony at the Imperial Palace, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned to the Prime Minister’s Office, where he gave Minister of State Masako Mori a letter of assignment as the new Minister of Justice.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the report (1)
[October 30, 2019]

Report from the Local Government System Research Council

On October 30, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received the Report on Future Response and Measures Concerning the Municipal Mergers from the 32nd Local Government System Research Council, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal (1)
[October 29, 2019]

Proposal from the LDP Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 29, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 28, 2019]

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On October 28, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the ninth meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy in 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 28, 2019]

14th Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No 19 of 2019

On October 28, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 14th meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

13th Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 (1)
[October 26, 2019]

13th Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 26, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 13th meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19* of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 25, 2019]

12th Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 25, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 12th meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19* of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending a photograph session with the newly appointed Minister Kajiyama (1)
[October 25, 2019]

Giving a Letter of Assignment (Minister)

On October 25, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave Minister of State Hiroshi Kajiyama a letter of assignment as the new Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Minister in charge of Industrial Competitiveness, Minister in charge of International Exposition, Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia, Minister in charge of the Response to the Economic Impact caused by the Nuclear Accident, and Minister of State for the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering a congratulatory address (photo courtesy of the Cabinet Office)
[October 25, 2019]

Kyoen-no-gi, Court Banquets after the Ceremony of the Enthronement (Day Two)

On October 25, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Kyoen-no-gi, Court Banquets after the Ceremony of the Enthronement (Day Two), at the Imperial Palace.

Photograph of the talk with the Prince of Monaco (1)
[October 25, 2019]

Bilateral Meetings and Other Events with Participants of the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden [State Hall]) (9)

On October 25, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held bilateral meetings and other events at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[October 25, 2019]

Press Conference on the Resignation of Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Sugawara

On October 25, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the meeting with the former President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (1)
[October 24, 2019]

Bilateral Meetings and Other Events with Participants of the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden [State Hall]) (8)

On October 24, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held bilateral meetings and other events at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

[October 24, 2019]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On October 24, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the meeting with the President of the Republic of Armenia (1)
[October 24, 2019]

Bilateral Meetings and Other Events with Participants of the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden [State Hall]) (7)

On October 24, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held bilateral meetings and other events at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address to the participants
[October 23, 2019]

Naikaku-Soridaijin-Fusai-Shusai-Bansankai (Banquet Hosted by the Prime Minister and His Spouse)

On October 23, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the Naikaku-Soridaijin-Fusai-Shusai-Bansankai (banquet hosted by the Prime Minister and his spouse) in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Japan-Thailand Summit Meeting (1)
[October 23, 2019]

Bilateral Meetings and Other Events with Participants of the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden [State Hall]) (6)

On October 23, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held bilateral meetings and other events at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the meeting with the President of the Republic of Singapore (1)
[October 23, 2019]

Bilateral Meetings and Other Events with Participants of the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden [State Hall]) (5)

On October 23, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held bilateral meetings and other events at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the Kyoen-no-gi, Court Banquets after the Ceremony of the Enthronement (photo courtesy of the Cabinet Office) (1)
[October 22, 2019]

Kyoen-no-gi, Court Banquets after the Ceremony of the Enthronement (Day One)

On October 22, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Kyoen-no-gi, Court Banquets after the Ceremony of the Enthronement (day one), at the Imperial Palace.

Photograph of the meeting with the King of the Belgians (1)
[October 22, 2019]

Bilateral Meetings and Other Events with Participants of the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden [State Hall]) (4)

On October 22, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held bilateral meetings and other events at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering his congratulatory address (photo courtesy of the Imperial Household Agency)
[October 22, 2019]

Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi, Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden (State Hall)

On October 22, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi, Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden (State Hall), at the Imperial Palace.

Photograph of the Japan-Palau Summit Meeting (1)
[October 21, 2019]

Bilateral Meetings and Other Events with Participants of the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden [State Hall]) (3)

On October 21, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held bilateral meetings and other events at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the Japan-Finland Summit Meeting (1)
[October 21, 2019]

Bilateral Meetings and Other Events with Participants of the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden [State Hall]) (2)

On October 21, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held bilateral meetings and other events at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the Japan-Maldives Summit Meeting (1)
[October 21, 2019]

Bilateral Meetings and Other Events with Participants of the Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden [State Hall]) (1)

On October 21, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held bilateral meetings and other events at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 20, 2019]

Tenth Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 20, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the tenth meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister visiting a site affected by the disaster (1)
[October 20, 2019]

Visit to Nagano Prefecture (Typhoon No. 19 of 2019)

On October 20, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Nagano Prefecture to inspect the state of the damage caused by Typhoon No. 19* of 2019.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 19, 2019]

Ninth Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 19, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the ninth meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 18, 2019]

Eighth Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 18, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the eighth meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending the meeting (1)
[October 18, 2019]

Ministerial Council on the Monthly Economic Report and Other Relative Issues

On October 18, 2019, 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 making a statement (1)
[October 17, 2019]

Seventh Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 17, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the seventh meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister visiting a site affected by the flooding in Motomiya City, Fukushima Prefecture
[October 17, 2019]

Visit to Fukushima and Miyagi Prefectures (Typhoon No. 19 of 2019)

On October 17, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Fukushima and Miyagi Prefectures to inspect the state of the damage caused by Typhoon No. 19 of 2019.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 16, 2019]

Sixth Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 16, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the sixth meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[October 16, 2019]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors

On October 16, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 15, 2019]

Fourth Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 15, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the fourth meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 15, 2019]

Fifth Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 15, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the fifth meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 14, 2019]

Third Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 14, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the third meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 14, 2019]

Second Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 14, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the second meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19* of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 13, 2019]

First Meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019

On October 13, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the first meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for Typhoon No. 19 of 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering a memorial address (1)
[October 13, 2019]

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

On October 13, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the FY2019 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 Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 13, 2019]

Ministerial Meeting on Typhoon No. 19

On October 13, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the second Ministerial Meeting on Typhoon No. 19* at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 11, 2019]

Ministerial Meeting on Typhoon No. 19

On October 11, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a Ministerial Meeting on Typhoon No. 19 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister presenting a certificate of award
[October 11, 2019]

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

On October 11, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a ceremony to commend contributors to the building of safe and reassuring communities in FY2019 at the Prime Minister's Office.

[October 11, 2019]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives

On October 11, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[October 10, 2019]

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On October 10, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the eighth meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy in 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[October 10, 2019]

Meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives

On October 10, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making the congratulatory telephone call
[October 9, 2019]

Congratulatory Call to Asahi Kasei Honorary Fellow Akira Yoshino

On October 9, 2019, Prime Minister Abe made a congratulatory call to Dr. Akira Yoshino, Honorary Fellow of Asahi Kasei Corporation, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address at the reception for the Green Innovation Summit (1)
[October 9, 2019]

Green Innovation Summit and Other Events

On October 9, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Green Innovation Summit at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[October 9, 2019]

Plenary Session of the House of Councillors

On October 9, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[October 8, 2019]

Courtesy Call from U.S. Senator Ted Cruz

On October 8, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the Hon. Ted Cruz, United States Senator, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[October 8, 2019]

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

On October 8, 2019, 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 delivering a congratulatory address
[October 7, 2019]

Nikkei BP and Nikkei Business’s 50th Anniversary “ Evening of Gratitude”

On October 7, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended “An Evening of Gratitude,” an event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of Nikkei BP and the publication of the inaugural issue of Nikkei Business, held in Tokyo.

[October 7, 2019]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On October 7, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering a congratulatory address (1)
[October 7, 2019]

Commemorative National Meeting on the 70th Anniversary of the inception of the Offenders Rehabilitation System

On October 7, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Commemorative National Meeting on the 70th Anniversary of the inception of the Offenders Rehabilitation System, which was held in Tokyo in the presence of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan.

Photograph of the Prime Minister giving an address (1)
[October 6, 2019]

Science and Technology in Society (STS) Forum

On October 6, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum 16th Annual Meeting held in Kyoto, where he delivered an address.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering a policy speech during the plenary session of the House of Representatives (1)
[October 4, 2019]

Policy Speech by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the 200th Session of the Diet

On October 4, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered a policy speech to the 200th 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)
[October 3, 2019]

Council on Investments for the Future

On October 3, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 31st meeting of the Council on Investments for the Future at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands (1)
[October 2, 2019]

Japan-Samoa Summit Meeting and Other Events

On October 2, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a summit meeting and other events with the Hon. Tuilaepa Fatialofa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister of the Independent State of Samoa, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[October 2, 2019]

Press Conference on North Korea’s Missile Launch

On October 2, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister giving a speech (1)
[October 1, 2019]

Meeting of Managing Editors of the Member Companies of Kyodo News

On October 1, 2019, 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 delivering an address (1)
[October 1, 2019]

Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties

On October 1, 2019, 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 making a statement (1)
[October 1, 2019]

TPP Task Force

On October 1, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the fifth meeting of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Task Force at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[October 1, 2019]

Press Conference on the Consumption Tax Increase

On October 1, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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