Attendance at 20th Annual Thai Festival.


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May 11-12, 2019: It was a pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attend the 20th Annual Thai Festival hosted by the Royal Thai Embassy at Yoyogi Park in Tokyo.

The annual Thai Festival promotes and celebrates Thai culture and facilitates a continuing happy relationship between Japan and Thailand. This year the festivities were fortunate to have the attendance of H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, while on his official visit to Japan. While at the event, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat availed himself of the opportunity to express his sincerest congratulations on the successful weekend long festival to the host, H.E. Ambassador Mr. Bansarn Bunnag of the Royal Thai Embassy as well as to H.E. Foreign Minister Pramudwinai. In return, H.E. Ambassador Mr. Bunnag and H.E. Foreign Minister Pramudwinai thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his kind words and for attending the event. Further, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat extended sincerest thanks and appreciation to the people and government of the Kingdom of Thailand through H.E. Foreign Minister Pramudwinai for their continuous support and generosity over the last 18 years as Afghanistan has endeavored to seek redevelopment, progress, prosperity, and peace. H.E. Foreign Minister vowed that the Kingdom of Thailand would continue to support Afghanistan well into the future most especially so in her Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace process. The gentlemen agreed to expand and make more profound the relations between their two countries.

H.E. Dr. Mohabbat had the pleasure of meeting with several others of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors, diplomats with missions in Japan, and other distinguished guests all present in honor of the great festivities.