Ambassador Fatimie meets with photojournalist and entrepreneur Ms. Yasui, along with Ms. Sawada of Saiyu Travel

January 23, 2014: Ambassador Dr. Sayed M. Amin Fatimie welcomed to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo Ms. Hiromi Yasui and Ms. Mariko Sawada of Saiyu Travel. Ms. Yasui is a photojournalist who also runs businesses in Afghanistan, including a hotel in Bamiyan and a restaurant in Kabul. Mrs. Orya Afzali Farima, Second Secretary also joined the meeting.

Ambassador Dr. Fatimie had previously met with Ms. Yasui during a tenure as Minister of Public Health when she interviewed him.

The Ambassador firstly expressed deepest gratitude, on behalf of the people and Government, for her role in encouraging further mutual understanding between the peoples of the nations and for also helping to create economic opportunities.

Following this meeting, the guests were also greeted by Mr. Mohammad Yasir Karimi, Second Secretary; and Ms. Namie Imanishi of the Trade and Investment team.