H.E. Ambassador Takahashi Meets with H.E. Mr. Massoud

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Japanese Ambassador to Afghanistan His Excellency Mr. Hiroshi Takahashi met with Special Envoy to the President on Reforms and Good Governance His Excellency Mr. Ahmad Zia Massoud for a meeting in Kabul. During the meeting, H.E. Ambassador Mr. Takahashi expressed that Japan would increase its financial and technical assistance for vital projects in Afghanistan such as for the construction of dams for irrigation and other development and capacity building programs. He also emphasized that Japan was determined to open a new chapter in the already robust relations shared between the two countries.

H.E. Mr. Massoud communicated to H.E. Ambassador Mr. Takahashi Afghanistan’s appreciation and the importance of the central role that Japan is playing in the country’s path to self-reliant development. During the meeting, it was communicated that the National Unity Government will continue to fully support Japan’s benevolent efforts which have resulted in Afghans across the country living healthier, freer and happier lives.