Ambassador Fatimie receives H.E. Minister Sangin, attends opening of STS Forum

October 5-6, 2013: Ambassador Dr. Sayed M. Amin Fatimie, accompanied by Mr. Mohammad Yasir Karimi, Second Secretary at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, received in Osaka on October 5th H.E. Mr. Amirzai Sanin, Minister of Communications and Information Technology. Cordially welcoming H.E. the Minister to Japan, Ambassador Dr. Fatimie expressed deepest gratitude for kindly taking time from His busy schedule for this important visit.

On October 6th, Ambassador Dr. Fatimie and Mr. Karimi accompanied H.E. Minister Sangin for the opening sessions of the Science and Technology in Society (STS) Forum 2013 in Kyoto. Speeches were given by key dignitaries, including H.E. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (pictured below) of Japan, H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich of the Russian Federation, Chairman Atsutoshi Nishida of Toshiba Corporation’s Board of Directors, H.E. Minister Derek Andre Hanekom of South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology, and Chairman Henry A. McKinnel of Accordia Global Health Foundation. The Forum was also attended by a number of Their Excellencies Ministers and Ambassadors from participating states as well as a large amount of other key figures.

H.E. Minister Sangin will take part in the Forum’s activities through October 8th.