Attendance at the Opening Ceremony of "Japan transforming - through Diplomat's Eyes 2018" in Kanagawa.


February 5, 2019: It was an honor and pleasure for for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attend the opening ceremony for the "Japan transforming - through Diplomat's Eyes 2018" as it begins its exhibit at the Sankeien Garden Kakushokaku in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture.


The annual competition was set up to let diplomats and their families share their perspectives on Japan through the camera’s lens. As in previous years, the event was honored with the presence of Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado, the exhibition’s Honorary President, attending the premier reception for the opening exhibit of Their Excellencies Ambassadors and Heads of Mission photos taken by them of beautiful sceneries from their host country, Japan, and opening the exhibit in Kanagawa Prefecture.


H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat again had the honorable opportunity to extend his sincerest thanks to Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado for presiding over an event with this degree of opportunity for the diplomatic community, as well as expressed the most heartfelt gratitude on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for Japan’s steadfast and benevolent support over the years on its road to peace and prosperity. In return, Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his kind words and assured him that Japan has a special place in its heart for Afghanistan.