Attendance at the Opening of World Assembly for Women (WAW) 2017.

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November 1, 2017: It was a pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attend the opening of the World Assembly for Women (WAW!) at the Tokyo Prince Hotel.

The event was held by the Government of Japan, KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation), Nikkei Inc., and the Japan Institute of International Affairs. One of the primary speakers speaking on the importance of this topic in Japan was H.E. First lady of Japan Mrs. Akie Abe.

H.E. Dr. Mohabbat listened to the Keynote Speeches for this annual event. At the event, issues regarding women’s role in today’s society such as diversity in work environments, women’s role in promoting as well as other issues that commonly affect women around the world were discussed. This topic was heralded as one of the key focuses for Japan to work on enhancing further into the future. Also present at this event were several of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors, Diplomats with missions in Japan, members of Japanese Government, business representatives, and community leaders.

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