Courtesy Call on H.E. Ambassador of Denmark

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September 11, 2017: Mr. Basir Hamdard, First Secretary, had the honor and pleasure of accompanying His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat during a courtesy call with H.E. Mr. Freddy Svane, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark, at the Danish Embassy in Tokyo.

H.E. Ambassador Mr. Svane expressed his warm welcome to H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat and Mr. Hamdard, and sincerely congratulated H.E. Dr. Mohabbat on assuming the post as Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Japan. Additionally he wished H.E. Dr. Mohabbat the greatest of success in his endeavors throughout his mission remarking that he was certain to do so due to H.E. Dr. Mohabbat’s long time and experience in Japan. In return, Mr. Hamdard thanked H.E. Mr. Svane for making time in his schedule for the meeting as well as thanked him, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, for the long support and assistance of the people and Government of the Kingdom of Denmark. Denmark has stood with Afghanistan during the rebuilding process, helping to bring Afghanistan to its current progress & achievements, and their help and sacrifices, like others from the international community hold a place of appreciation and honor in the heart of Afghans.

Additionally, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat and Mr. Hamdard updated H.E. Mr. Svane on the many progressive achievements in Afghanistan over the past 15 years especially those undertaken since the formation of the National Unity Government. H.E. Dr. Mohabbat and Mr. Hamdard expressed their optimism for the relationship between Denmark and Afghanistan becoming stronger, and also expressed the resolve that Afghanistan has had and will always continue to have the door open for discussion towards securing peace with those in opposition to it. The gentlemen further discussed topics of mutual interest such as the recent speeches by leaders of allied nations planning for active steps to achieving further peace and security in Afghanistan.