Official photograph of the G20 Leaders at the summit held in Brisbane, Australia (November 2014).
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe playing with children at an elementary school completed in August 2014 in Miyagi Prefecture. He stopped by the school during his visit to Miyagi Prefecture to see firsthand the progress of reconstruction efforts following the Great East Japan Earthquake (October 2014).
Prime Minister Abe in a bilateral meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama while in Brisbane, Australia, for the G20 Leaders’ Summit (November 2014).
Prime Minister Abe in a trilateral meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott during the G20 Leaders’ Summit (November 2014).
Prime Minister Abe seized the opportunity of attending international conferences to engage in bilateral meetings with many world leaders.
APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Beijing, China, November 2014
ASEAN-related summit meetings in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, November 2014
Prime Minister Abe attending the ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the Tokaido Shinkansen (October 2014). Throughout its many years of operation, this high-speed rail has had no passenger injuries or fatalities.
Youth delegates participating in the Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (a youth exchange program organized by the Japanese Cabinet Office) paying Prime Minister Abe a courtesy call (November 2014). The prime minister welcomed them to Japan and bid them bon voyage before their departure on the following day.
Prime Minister Abe visiting Miyagi Prefecture to see how reconstruction efforts from the Great East Japan Earthquake are proceeding (October 2014). Construction of a cutting-edge wastewater treatment plant is making rapid progress.
After hearing a description of recovery efforts from the Great East Japan Earthquake by an agricultural company in Miyagi Prefecture, Prime Minister Abe tries some strawberries grown in a local greenhouse (October 2014).