H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat attends Reception to inaugurate Prof. Furuya & Prof. Akizuki as Member-Designates


July 31, 2018: His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat had the great honor and pleasure to attend the reception for the inauguration of Honorable Professor Shuichi Furuya as Member-Designate of the Human Rights Committee (CCPR) and Honorable Professor Hiroko Akizuki as Member-Designate of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The event was held at the Tokyo Prince Hotel in Minato, Tokyo.

At the event, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat had the great honor and pleasure to meet and converse with His Excellency Mr. Manabu Horii, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan. Dr. Mohabbat expressed his thanks to H.E. Mr. Horii for his invitation and expressed on the behalf of the people and the Government of Afghanistan his sincerest gratitutde for Japan's tremendous help and support in reconstructing the Afghan nation. In return, H.E. Mr. Horii welcomed His Excellency Ambassador’s kind words and assured him that Japan will continue to stay at Afghanistan’s side. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat also congratulated Hon. Prof. Furuya and Hon. Prof Akizuki respectfully for becoming Member-Designates and wished them the best of luck for their endurance in their newly established tasks. In return, Hon. Prof. Furuya and Hon. Prof. Akizuki thanked His Excellency for his support.

Additionally, His Excellency had the great chance to meet with several of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors and Honorable Diplomats with missions to Japan, and high-ranking Members of the Japanese Government present in honor of the occasion.