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April 2019

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering remarks on behalf of the people of Japan (photo courtesy of the Imperial Household Agency)
[April 30, 2019]

Taiirei-Seiden-no-gi (Ceremony of the Abdication of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden (State Hall))

On April 30, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Taiirei-Seiden-no-gi, Ceremony of the Abdication of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden (State Hall) of the Imperial Palace.

Photograph of the Japan-Canada Summit Meeting (1)
[April 28, 2019]

Visit to Canada

On April 27, 2019 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Ottawa, Canada.

Photograph of the tête-à-tête (one-on-one meeting) (1)
[April 25, 2019]

Visit to Belgium

On April 25, 2019 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Brussels, Belgium.

Photograph of the Visegrad Group (V4) plus Japan joint press announcement (1)
[April 25, 2019]

Visit to Slovakia

On April 24, 2019 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Bratislava, Slovakia and held a summit meeting with H.E. Mr. Mateusz Morawiecki, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland.

Photograph of the joint press announcement (1)
[April 23, 2019]

Visit to France

On April 22, 2019 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Paris, France.

Photograph of the Prime Minister during the visit (1)
[April 20, 2019]

Visit to Osaka Prefecture

On April 20, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Osaka Prefecture in relation to the G20 Osaka Summit.

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

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On April 19, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 6th meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy in 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[April 18, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the Representatives of C20

On April 18, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the representatives of C20 (Civil 20) at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[April 17, 2019]

Council on National Strategic Special Zones

On April 17, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 39th meeting of the Council on National Strategic Special Zones at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[April 16, 2019]

Arab Japan Day Reception

On April 16, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Arab Japan Day Reception held in Tokyo.

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

Council on Mid-Career Recruitment and the Recruitment of Experienced Professionals

On April 16, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the second meeting of the Council on Mid-Career Recruitment and the Recruitment of Experienced Professionals at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving a courtesy call from OECD Secretary-General Gurría (1)
[April 15, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the Secretary-General of the OECD

On April 15, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and others at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[April 15, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom

On April 15, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the Rt. Hon. Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister conversing at TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
[April 14, 2019]

Visit to Fukushima Prefecture

On April 14, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Fukushima Prefecture.

Photograph of the Prime Minister having a photograph taken with guests (1)
[April 13, 2019]

The Prime Minister Hosts a Cherry Blossom Viewing Party

On April 13, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a sakura cherry blossom viewing party at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[April 12, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the IEA Executive Director

On April 12, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Dr. Fatih Birol, International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[April 12, 2019]

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

On April 12, 2019, 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 (1)
[April 12, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the Vietnam Sakura Goodwill Ambassadors and the 2017-2019 Finland Sakura Queen

On April 12, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Vietnam Sakura Goodwill Ambassadors and the 2017-2019 Finland Sakura Queen at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[April 12, 2019]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On April 12, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending a photograph session with the newly appointed Minister Shunichi Suzuki (1)
[April 11, 2019]

Appointment of the Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games

On April 11, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave Minister of State Shunichi Suzuki a letter of assignment as the new Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[April 11, 2019]

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

On April 11, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe concurrently held the seventh meeting of the “Beauty of Japan” Comprehensive Project Advisory Panel and the fourth meeting of the Japonismes 2018 Comprehensive Promotion Council at the Prime Minister's Office. Afterwards, the Prime Minister attended a thank-you reception for Japonismes 2018.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[April 11, 2019]

Courtesy Call from Miyazaki Beef and Miyazaki Caviar Producers and Others

On April 11, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Miyazaki beef and Miyazaki caviar producers and others at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[April 11, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the Leaders of Japan’s National Judo Teams

On April 11, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the leaders of Japan’s national judo teams at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Ministerial Meeting on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

On April 11, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Ministerial Meeting on the UK Exit from the EU.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[April 11, 2019]

Press Occasion on the Replacement of the Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games

On April 11, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[April 10, 2019]

Press Occasion on the Resignation of Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Sakurada

On April 10, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[April 10, 2019]

Gathering in Celebration of and Gratitude for the Thirtieth Anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor’s Accession to the Throne

On April 10, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a gathering in celebration of and gratitude for the thirtieth anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor’s accession to the throne, held in Tokyo.

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

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On April 10, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 5th meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy in 2019 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[April 10, 2019]

Celebration of the 60th Wedding Anniversary of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan

On April 10, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the celebration of the 60th wedding anniversary of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan at the Imperial Palace.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[April 9, 2019]

Courtesy Call from Members of the Wise Group for the Strategic Economic Partnership between Japan and Brazil

On April 9, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from members of the Wise Group for the Strategic Economic Partnership between Japan and Brazil at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[April 9, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

On April 9, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Mrs. Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending a photograph session with the newly appointed Parliamentary Vice-Minister Miyajima (1)
[April 8, 2019]

Giving a Letter of Assignment (Parliamentary Vice-Minister)

On April 8, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave Mr. Yoshifumi Miyajima a letter of assignment as Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Finance, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister being presented with Ryukyu Awamori (1)
[April 8, 2019]

Presentation of Ryukyu Awamori

On April 8, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was presented with Ryukyu Awamori (distilled liquor from Okinawa Prefecture) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[April 8, 2019]

Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties

On April 8, 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 attending the photograph session with State Minister Makino (1)
[April 5, 2019]

Commemorative Photograph Session (State Minister)

On April 5, 2019, Prime Minister Abe attended the attestation ceremony for the newly appointed State Minister at the Imperial Palace. The Prime Minister then returned to the Prime Minister’s Office, where he held a commemorative photograph session.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[April 5, 2019]

Press Occasion on the Resignation of State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Tsukada

On April 5, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[April 4, 2019]

Japan-Panama Summit Meeting and Other Events

On April 4, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez, President of the Republic of Panama, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[April 4, 2019]

Audit Committee of the House of Councillors

On April 4, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Audit Committee of the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[April 3, 2019]

Council on Investments for the Future

On April 3, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 26th meeting of the Council on Investments for the Future at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[April 3, 2019]

Meeting of the Committee on Cabinet of the House of Representatives

On April 3, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Committee on Cabinet of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[April 3, 2019]

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

On April 3, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 53rd ceremony held in Tokyo inaugurating the joint training for the new civil servants, and delivered an address to them.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[April 2, 2019]

Meeting on a Long-Term Strategy under the Paris Agreement as Growth Strategy

On April 2, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the fifth meeting on a Long-Term Strategy under the Paris Agreement as Growth Strategy at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[April 2, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the Private-Sector Co-Chairs of the TICAD 7 Public-Private Roundtable Meeting

On April 2, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the private-sector co-chairs of the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference (1)
[April 1, 2019]

Press Conference by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

On April 1, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office to mark the Cabinet decision on his Prime Minister’s Statement.

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