Ambassador Fatimie presents his credentials to H.M. the Emperor of Japan

December 27, 2010: Dr. Sayed M. Amin Fatimie was welcomed at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo by H.M. the Emperor of Japan in order to present his credentials as the newly appointed Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Japan.

Ambassador Fatimie, along with Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Mr. R.A. Sayed Luqman, Mr. Yassin, Mr. Basir Hamdard, and Mr. Bahidar Kargar of the Embassy were escorted in a series of horse-drawn carriages and cars through the main gate of the Imperial Palace, thus being escorted to meet with His Majesty.

During his time with His Majesty, Ambassador Fatimie took the opportunity to express his gratitude, on behalf of H.E. President Hamid Karzai and the people of Afghanistan, for the generous and selfless support that Japan has provided during Afghanistan’s reconstruction and development.

The two photos above courtesy of Antony Tran
Photos below courtesy of the Imperial Household Agency.