Mr. Agah Attends the Reception for the JENESY Participants


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January 22, 2019: Mr. Agah, Second Secretary for the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo, extends his pleasure in helping host a dinner reception in honor of the Visit by Delegation Members from the National Olympic Committee of Afghanistan, General Directorate of Physical Education and Sport of Afghanistan Under the JENESYS2018 SAARC 2nd Batch Program, at the embassy’s Rumi Balkhi Hall.


With over 40 guests, from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan to other private institutions joined the Afghanistan delegation members for the event that encourages a unique opportunity of bridging the relationship and culture of Afghanistan and Japan. The JENESYS program is a program that has for five years is aimed to promote mutual understanding and friendly relation between Japan and East Asian countries through exchange programs. Special guest that attended the event were Hon. Mr. Mitsuo Tsukahara, 5-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Japan Olympic Committee Executive Board member and Vice President of the Japan Gymnastic Association; Olympic Gold Medalist Mr. Haruki Uemura, President of the Kodokan Judo Institute and 9th Dan; and the 57th Yokozuna, Mr. Goro Ishiyama, Curator of the Sumo Museum, and Former Chairman of the Japan Sumo Association.


Mr. Agah extends his appreciation for the attendance of delegation Members from the National Olympic Committee of Afghanistan, General Directorate of Physical Education and Sport of Afghanistan Under the JENESYS2018 SAARC 2nd Batch Program and all who attended.