Ambassador Fatimie accompanies H.E. Minister Zakhilwal on meeting with H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Aso

February 5, 2014: Ambassador Dr. Sayed M. Amin Fatimie and Mr. Mohammad Yasir Karimi, Second Secretary at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Japan, accompanied H.E. Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Finance, who was visiting Japan, to a meetings with H.E. Mr. Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. Mr. Musa Kawami, Director of Human Resources at the Ministry of Finance of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, was also present in the meeting.

H.E. Minister Zakhilwal and H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Aso discussed the opportunities and challenges that Afghanistan will have in 2014 and beyond. It was also noted that Afghanistan has been declared to have the 4th most transparent budget system in Asia.