Attendance at the Imperial Palace for His Majesty the Emperor’s New Year’s Greeting.


January 1, 2019: It was a distinct honor and pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attend the New Year’s Greetings Ceremony by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. As later this year The Emperor will be abdicating the Chrysanthemum Throne, this was the last occasion for his presiding over the event and was yet another honored opportunity for that H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat to be in the presence His Majesty the Emperor, following H.M.'s birthday in December. While at the most noble event, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat had the pleasure of meeting again with several of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors to, and Heads of Missions in Japan to whom he extended warm greetings and wishes for a peace filled and prosperous new year.