Mr. Hamdard attends Hon. MP Kihara’s Reception

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December 20, 2016: Mr. Basir Ahmad Hamdard, First Secretary and Political Affairs, attended, with great pleasure, of taking part in a reception organized by the MP Minoru Kihara Support Association in Tokyo at the Hotel New Otani.

The Hon. Parliamentarian, Mr. Kihara, and his association have been organizing now regular events to help foster connections between his esteemed office, the Honorable Japanese parliamentarians, and the foreign missions in Japan.

Mr. Hamdard expressed to Hon. Mr. Kihara, on behalf of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, as well as the government and people, gratitude for holding events such as this, as well as sincere appreciation for the cooperation that Japan has graciously extended to Afghanistan.

Mr. Hamdard had the pleasure of meeting with a number of other esteemed attendees, including Japanese dignitaries as well as international attendees. In speaking with Colonel Jonathan C. Goff of the U.S. Marine Forces, Mr. Hamdard mentioned that Afghanistan is truly grateful for the bravery and sacrifices made by the U.S. and international allies in efforts restore Afghanistan’s peace, particularly complementing the U.S. Marine Corps. Mr. Hamdard praised the forces for standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Afghans and expressed the excellent developments that have been achieved.