Reception held to mark success of ICG meeting

May 15, 2014: Ambassador Dr. Sayed M. Amin Fatimie (pictured top) hosted a reception at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo to mark the successful holding of the International Contact Group (ICG) meeting on Afghanistan. The reception was attended by participants of the meeting as well as other related parties, including Their Excellencies the Ambassadors of missions to Japan.

Opening remarks were made by Ambassador Dr. Fatimie. Remarks were also made by H.E. Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Takao Makino (pictured below), H.E. Minister of Finance Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal (pictured above), and H.E. Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Ershad Ahmadi (also pictured above). All parties hailed the success of the meeting earlier that day and called for continued international cooperation towards a more peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan, thus bringing greater benefit for the world.

Attendees of the reception were treated to an Afghan dinner.