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May 2019

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[May 31, 2019]

Japan-Philippines Summit Meeting and Other Events

On May 31, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Rodrigo R. Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On May 31, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the second meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy in the first year of Reiwa at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[May 31, 2019]

Reception at the Annual National Convention of the Central Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry

On May 31, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a party held as part of the 58th National Convention of the Central Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 31, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the United States Cherry Blossom Queen and Others

On May 31, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the 71st United States Cherry Blossom Queen and others at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[May 31, 2019]

Japan-Cambodia Summit Meeting and Other Events

On May 31, 2019, 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 (1)
[May 31, 2019]

Japan-Malaysia Summit Meeting

On May 31, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting with H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, at the Prime Minister’s Office. The leaders released a fact-sheet, “Japan-Malaysia Cooperation - Look East Policy Revisited in the New Era.”

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

Ministerial Council on Marine Plastic Litter

On May 31, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a Ministerial Council on Marine Plastic Litter, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Council for Central Disaster Management

On May 31, 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 39th Council for Central Disaster Management at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[May 30, 2019]

Banquet for the 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia

On May 30, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a banquet for the 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 30, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam

On May 30, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.E. Mr. Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[May 30, 2019]

Joint Meeting of the Follow-Up Meeting on the Plan to Realize the Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens and the Follow-up Meeting for the Work Style Reform

On May 30, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe jointly held the Follow-Up Meeting on the Plan to Realize the Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens and the Follow-up Meeting for the Work Style Reform, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 30, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of Singapore

On May 30, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.E. Mr. Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, the Republic of Singapore at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[May 30, 2019]

The Council on the House of Representatives Electoral Districts

On May 30, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Council on the House of Representatives Electoral Districts at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 30, 2019]

Courtesy Call from Members of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services

On May 30, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from members of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[May 30, 2019]

Japan-Lao Summit Meeting and Other Events

On May 30, 2019, 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 Prime Minister delivering an address
[May 30, 2019]

CISAC General Assembly

On May 30, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the General Assembly of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[May 29, 2019]

Japan-Bangladesh Summit Meeting and Other Events

On May 29, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the Y20 policy recommendations (1)
[May 29, 2019]

Courtesy Call from Y20

On May 29, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the members of Y20 (youth representatives from the G20 members and others) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Proposal from the LDP Special Committee on Traffic Safety and Others

On May 29, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Special Committee on Traffic Safety of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and others at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[May 29, 2019]

Ministerial Council on the Safety of Children on Their Way to and from School

On May 29, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a Ministerial Council on the Safety of Children on Their Way to and from School at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[May 28, 2019]

Press Conference on the Stabbing Incident in Kawasaki City

On May 28, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders and their wives visiting JS Kaga (1)
[May 28, 2019]

Visit to JS Kaga with President and Mrs. Trump

On May 28, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Mrs. Akie Abe visited JS Kaga in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture with the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, and Mrs. Melania Trump.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending the state banquet at the Imperial Palace (1) (photo courtesy of the Imperial Household Agency)
[May 27, 2019]

State Banquet at the Imperial Palace in Honor of President and Mrs. Trump

On May 27, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a state banquet for the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, and Mrs. Melania Trump, who are paying a State Visit to Japan, at the Imperial Palace.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[May 27, 2019]

Japan-U.S. Summit Meeting and Other Events

On May 27, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, at Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the leaders meeting with families of abductees (1)
[May 27, 2019]

Meeting with Families of Abductees

On May 27, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with families of the abductees together with the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, at Akasaka Palace State Guest House.

Photograph of the leaders and their wives attending the dinner (1)
[May 26, 2019]

Dinner between the Prime Minister and Mrs. Abe, and President and Mrs. Trump

On May 26, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Mrs. Akie Abe invited the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, and Mrs. Melania Trump, who are paying a State Visit to Japan, to dinner.

Photograph of the leaders and their wives watching the grand sumo tournament (1)
[May 26, 2019]

Prime Minister and Mrs. Abe, and President and Mrs. Trump Watch a Grand Sumo Tournament

On May 26, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Mrs. Akie Abe, and the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, and Mrs. Melania Trump, who are paying a State Visit to Japan, watched the Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan. Prime Minister Abe conferred the Prime Minister’s Cup and President Trump conferred the U.S. President’s Cup to the champion of the sumo tournament.

Photograph of the leaders playing golf (1)
[May 26, 2019]

Golf with President Trump

On May 26, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe played golf with the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, who is paying a State Visit to Japan, at the Mobara Country Club. Mr. Aoki Isao, a professional golf player, joined them.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[May 26, 2019]

Press Conference on the Visit to Japan by President Trump

On May 26, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending the meeting (1)
[May 24, 2019]

Ministerial Council on the Monthly Economic Report and Other Relative Issues

On May 24, 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 presenting a certificate of award
[May 23, 2019]

Awards Ceremony for the Fifth Nippon Venture Grand Prize

On May 23, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the awards ceremony for the Fifth Nippon Venture Grand Prize, held at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 22, 2019]

Courtesy Call from U20 Representatives

On May 22, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from representatives of Urban 20 (U20) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister interacting with participants (1)
[May 21, 2019]

Gathering of the Prime Minister and Individuals with Disabilities

On May 21, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Gathering of the Prime Minister and Individuals with Disabilities at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposed vision (1)
[May 21, 2019]

The Prime Minister Receives a Proposal from the LDP Headquarters for 100-Year Life Society Strategy

On May 21, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received the proposed vision from the Headquarters for 100-Year Life Society Strategy of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[May 21, 2019]

Ministerial Council on Traffic Safety Policy in Response to Recent Traffic Accidents

On May 21, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a Ministerial Council on Traffic Safety Policy in Response to Recent Traffic Accidents, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Council on Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy

On May 20, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 18th meeting of the Council on Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister being presented with a kariyushi shirt (1)
[May 20, 2019]

Presentation of Kariyushi Shirts from the Governor of Okinawa Prefecture and Others

On May 20, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was presented with a kariyushi shirt by Mr. Denny Tamaki, Governor of Okinawa Prefecture, and others at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address at the Citizens’ Rally (1)
[May 19, 2019]

“Citizens’ Rally” and Other Events

On May 19, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with families of the abductees and attended a Citizens’ Rally, “Send Home All Abductees together at One Time, Immediately!” in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal (1)
[May 17, 2019]

The Council for the Implementation of Education Rebuilding

On May 17, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 45th meeting of the Council for the Implementation of Education Rebuilding at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 17, 2019]

Courtesy Call from a Member of the Central Politburo of the Communist Party of China

On May 17, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Dr. Yang Jiechi, Member of the Central Politburo of the Communist Party of China, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the gift (1)
[May 17, 2019]

Presentation Ceremony of New Harvest Green Tea from the LDP Parliamentary League on Tea Industry Promotion and Others

On May 17, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a presentation ceremony of green tea from the new harvest from the Parliamentary League on Tea Industry Promotion of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), and others, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 16, 2019]

Courtesy Call from a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Members of the UNICEF Parliamentary League

On May 16, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Ms. Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), and members of the UNICEF Parliamentary League at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[May 16, 2019]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On May 16, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 16, 2019]

Courtesy Call from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran

On May 16, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.E. Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[May 16, 2019]

Council for the Protection of Information

On May 16, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the eighth meeting of the Council for the Protection of Information at the Prime Minister's Office.

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

Council on Investments for the Future

On May 15, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 27th meeting of the Council on Investments for the Future at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Courtesy Call from Members of W20

On May 15, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from members of Women 20 (W20), at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal (1)
[May 15, 2019]

Proposal from the Komeito Headquarters for the Promotion of Education Reform

On May 15, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Komeito Headquarters for the Promotion of Education Reform at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On May 14, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the first meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy in the first year of Reiwa at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 14, 2019]

Courtesy Call from a Delegation Led by the President of B’nai B’rith International

On May 14, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from a delegation led by Mr. Charles Kaufman, President of B’nai B’rith International, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal (1)
[May 14, 2019]

Proposal from the LDP Economic Growth Strategy Headquarters

On May 14, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Economic Growth Strategy Headquarters of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal (1)
[May 14, 2019]

Second Proposal from the LDP Headquarters for Cybersecurity Measures

On May 14, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received the second proposal from the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) Headquarters for Cybersecurity Measures, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[May 13, 2019]

Meeting of the Hometown Revitalization Support Team

On May 13, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the first meeting of the Hometown Revitalization Support Team at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 13, 2019]

Courtesy Call from FAN-bassador Rock

On May 13, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the FAN-bassador Rock (goodwill ambassadors of Food Action Nippon (FAN), which promotes agricultural, forestry, and fishery produce from Japan) Uchikubigokumon-Doukoukai at the Prime Minister’s Office.

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

Council for Science, Technology and Innovation

On May 13, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 44th meeting of the Council for Science, Technology and Innovation at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[May 10, 2019]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On May 10, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

[May 9, 2019]

Meeting of the Committee on Cabinet of the House of Councillors

On May 9, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Committee on Cabinet of the House of Councillors.

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

Courtesy Call from the President of the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and Others

On May 9, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Mr. Yoshiro Mori, President of the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and others at the Prime Minister’s Office.

[May 8, 2019]

Kashikodokoro-ni-Kijitsu-Hokoku-no-gi and Koreiden-Shinden-ni-Kijitsu-Hokoku-no-gi

On May 8, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Kashikodokoro-ni-Kijitsu-Hokoku-no-gi, Rite of reporting the dates at the Imperial Sanctuary (Kashikodokoro), and Koreiden-Shinden-ni-Kijitsu-Hokoku-no-gi, Rite of reporting the dates at the Imperial Sanctuaries (Koreiden and Shinden), at the Imperial Palace.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[May 7, 2019]

Courtesy Call from Individuals Involved in the Film “Aru Machi no Takai Entotsu”

On May 7, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from individuals involved in the film “Aru Machi no Takai Entotsu (The Tall Smokestack in a Certain Town),” at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press conference
[May 6, 2019]

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

On May 6, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering remarks on behalf of the people of Japan (1) (photo courtesy of the Imperial Household Agency)
[May 1, 2019]

Kenji-to-Shokei-no-gi and Sokui-go-Choken-no-gi

On May 1, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Kenji-to-Shokei-no-gi, Ceremony for Inheriting the Imperial Regalia and Seals, and Sokui-go-Choken-no-gi, First Audience after the Accession to the Throne, at the Imperial Palace.

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