Reception on the Occasion of Italian Armed Forces Day

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November 9, 2017: His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat had the honor and pleasure of attending the reception on the occasion of Italian Armed Forces Day hosted by His Excellency Ambassador Mr. Giorgio Starace at the Embassy of Italy in Tokyo.

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H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat expressed his congratulations to H.E. Ambassador Mr. Starace, on behalf of the people and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, for the occasion, as well as he expressed his appreciation for Italy's continuous, generous, impact-generating, and sustainable development assistance in many regions. H.E. Mr. Starace thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his attendance and kind words, and further expressed to work closely for the betterment of the already amicable relation between Italy and Afghanistan.

The reception was attended by many Japanese officials, Their Excellencies Ambassadors, diplomats, and distinguished guests from various sectors. H.E. Dr. Mohabbat particularly had the great pleasure of meeting with Admiral Yutaka Murakawa, Chief of Staff Maritime Self Defense Force and Ministry of Defense, with whom he discussed many topics of mutual interest.