Ambassador Fatimie welcomes Mr. Himeno of the World Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

July 9, 2013: Ambassador Dr. Sayed M. Amin Fatimie welcomed to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo Mr. Yasumitsu Himeno of the World Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA). Mr. Mohammad Yasir Karimi, Second Secretary; Ms. Parwana Paikan, Third Secretary and Consul; also attended the meeting.

Ambassador Dr. Fatimie expressed to Mr. Himeno, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, sincerest appreciation for the efforts that the World Bank Group and its entities have done to support Afghanistan’s socio-economic development. The Ambassador was able to emphasize the life-bettering results of these activities, which have led to great economic growth and increased prosperity.

Mr. Himeno expressed that he would like to help support further Japanese private sector investment in Afghanistan’s natural resources. All agreed to remain in contact on this important issue.