Tomodachi Summer 2016


Moments of Prime Minister Abe


Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Shima, Mie Prefecture, for the G7 2016 Ise-Shima Summit, participated in a commemorative photograph session with the other G7 leaders  and the invited outreach country leaders after holding a session on the topic of stability and prosperity in Asia (May 2016).

Prime Minister Abe and President Barack Obama of the United States visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and viewed the Atomic Bomb Dome (May 2016).

Prime Minister Abe hosted the G7 Ise-Shima Summit at Shima, Mie Prefecture (May 2016).

The leaders' commemorative photograph session.

With Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom.

With President François Hollande of France at a side event: exhibitions about anti-terrorism and the conservation of cultural properties.

With President Barack Obama of the United States at Ise Jingu, near the summit venue.

Attending Session 2, on the topic of trade.

With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada at a side event: autonomous and fuel cell vehicle demonstrations.

Greeting Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany at Ise Jingu.

Greeting Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy.

Greeting European Council President Donald Tusk of the European Union.

Greeting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker of the European Union.

Holding the G7 Presidency press conference.

Prime Minister Abe held discussions with the other G7 leaders and the invited outreach country leaders at Ise, Mie Prefecture and other cities (May 2016).

At Session 6, on the topic of stability and prosperity in Asia.

Greeting President Joko Widodo of Indonesia.

With President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka.

With Prime Minister Peter O’Neill of Papua New Guinea.

With Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith of Laos.

With Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh.

Holding a joint press conference with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Viet Nam.

Prime Minister Abe held meetings with various foreign leaders.

Meeting with President Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez of Panama at the Prime Minister’s Office (April 2016).


Meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia in Sochi, Russia (May 2016).

Meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah of Kuwait (May 2016).

Visiting a farm in Kashima, Kumamoto Prefecture, to observe its recovery since the earthquake (June 2016).


Viewing photographs from the “Capture the Best Japan” G7 Japan 2016 Ise- Shima Photography Contest (June 2016).

Welcoming the Islamic Diplomatic Corps in Japan at the Prime Minister’s Office (June 2016).