H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie Attends Café Democrats

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October 29, 2014: His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Fatimie had the honor of attending Café Democrats, a discussion and exchange forum that is organized for the diplomatic community in Tokyo by the Democratic Party of Japan. Held at the DPJ party headquarters, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie was warmly greeted by DPJ President and Member of the House of Representatives, the Honorable Mr. Banri Kaieda and H.E. expressed his deep gratitude to the DPJ for their robust support of Afghanistan during their time in government between 2009 – 2012 and for the party’s continued commitment and active efforts towards assisting Afghanistan up to the present day. Furthermore, President Kaieda was earnestly thanked for His sincere letter written to congratulate His Excellency President Ahmadzai on his inauguration.

The evening’s welcome address was given by the President Kaieda which was followed by a speech by the party’s Secretary General and Member of the House of Representatives, the Honorable Mr. Yukio Edano. The Honorable Mr. Edano concentrated on the domestic politics and foreign policy of the DPJ. The assembled ambassadors and diplomats participated in a question and answers session where the policies of the DPJ were clarified and confabulated.

Cordial and informative conversations were held with the party’s Director General, International Department, the Honorable Mr. Yukihisa Fujita, Vice Director General, International Department, the Honorable Ms. Misako Yasui, General Manager, International Department, the Honorable Mr. Hiroyasu Higuchi, and Vice Representative, Union of DPJ Kanagawa Prefecture, the Honorable Ms. Hiroe Makiyama. H.E. Ambassador Fatimie took the opportunity to again thank them for Japan’s vital assistance and unwavering commitment to furthering peace and development for the people of Afghanistan.