Reception Honoring Delegates from Ministry of Finance and UNITAR Japan.

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January26, 2018: His Excellency Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Japan, had the upmost honor of hosting a reception for the delegates visiting Japan from the Ministry of Finance of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan under the invitation of United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

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His Excellency Dr. Mohabbat gave the opening address, thanking UNITAR for their great assistance towards training 500 Afghans over the past 14 years to become leaders in their community. In addition, the speech highlighted valuable points of the country’s economic growth and human capacity potential to create a stable and secured Afghan for her citizens.

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Following after the opening address, remarks were given by the Deputy Director General of the Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau for Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, H.E. Mr. Katsuhiko Takahashi; and the Head of UNITAR’s Hiroshima Office, Ms. Mihoko Kumamoto, and the Acting General-Director of the Ministry of Finance of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mr. Alem Shah Ibrahimi.

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In the end, everyone was invited to enjoy the fine Afghan cuisine provided by the Embassy and to enjoy themselves. It was a wonderful night, celebrating the visit of delegates from Afghanistan to Japan and UNITAR’s wonderful achievements to Afghanistan.