Luncheon Meeting with New Director of Terrorism Prevention Division of MOFA Japan.

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October 12, 2017: It was a pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attend a luncheon meeting hosted by the new Director of Terrorism Prevention Division for the Consular Affairs Bureau of MOFA Japan. Also in attendance was Mr. Yasuo Yoshida, Official of MOFA Japan, and Mr. Ahmad Bashir Ghafoori, First Secretary and Consul for the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Japan.

Director Mr. Ueda expressed his sincere appreciation to H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat for meeting with him, and warmly congratulated him 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.

H.E. Dr. Mohabbat thanked Director Ueda for hosting the lunch, his kind words, and also congratulated him on his own new position as Director of the Terrorism Prevention Division, wishing him the best in every accomplishment. H.E. Dr. Mohabbat also expressed his gratitude, on behalf of people of Afghanistan, for Japan’s steadfast and continuous support of Afghanistan in its rebuilding process over the years during its road to progress and democracy. He further expressed his wishes for make deeper and more profound the relationship and bond between Afghanistan and Japan.

Additionally H.E. Dr. Mohabbat updated Director Ueda on the many progressive achievements in Afghanistan over the past 15 years especially those undertaken since the formation of the National Unity Government, and asked for Japan’s continued support in helping to provide more advancement in Japan's investment in the economics and opportunities of Afghanistan. All present further discussed topics of mutual interest such as the recent speeches by leaders of allied nations planning for active steps to achieving further regional peace, security, and stability.