Mr. Hamdard Attends Kagoshima Prefecture’s “Wealth of Wellness - Delicacies and Relaxation” Reception


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January 30, 2019: Mr. Basir Ahmad Hamdard, First Secretary for the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo, had the pleasure of attending Kagoshima Prefecture’s “Wealth of Wellness - Delicacies and Relaxation” Reception hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Iikura Guest House.


The reception was held to promote business in Kagoshima Precture and showcased the many resources native to Kagoshima that are beneficial to health and longevity. Characteristics such as Kagoshima’s numerous hot springs, mild climate and high quality agricultural products have contributed to Kagoshima’s serene and healthful image. At the reception, Mr. Hamdard was able to meet with the Honorable Mr. Taro Kono, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Satoshi Mitazono, Governor of Kagoshima Prefecture, and Mr. Tetsuhiko Shibatate, Chairman of the Kagoshima Prefectural Assembly.


Mr. Hamdard shared his thanks towards the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Kagoshima Prefecture for inviting him and giving him the opportunity to learn more about the many wonderful resources Kagoshima had to offer. Additionally, Mr. Hamdard expressed his hope that the event will bring more attention to Kagoshima and its culture and promote growth for the local economy.