Attendance at Iftar Dinner Hosted by the Governor of Tokyo, H.E. Ms. Yuriko Koike.


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May 29, 2019: It was a pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attended an Iftar Dinner reception hosted by the Governor of Tokyo, H.E. Ms. Yuriko Koike during Tokyo Networking Night with Islamic missions at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. All ambassadors and Chargé d'affaires from embassies of Islamic countries were invited to the Governor's office for the dinner reception breaking of the fast during the holy month of Ramadan.

H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat had the honor of meeting and speaking once again with H.E. Governor Ms. Koike to whom he expressed sincerest thanks and appreciation on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for Japan’s steadfast and benevolent support over the years. In return, H.E. Governor Ms. Koike thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his kind words and assured him that Japan would continue to stand with Afghanistan well into the future as it strives for progress, prosperity, and peace in an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led process. Moreover, H.E. Governor Koike stated that she was very much looking forward to the strong team of Afghan Athletes who would be representing Afghanistan in the upcoming Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games in 2020. Dr. Mohabbat assured her that Afghanistan would be sending her brightest and most talented athletes on the National Olympic and Paralympic team who he had every assurance would represent the country well while competing here in Japan.

While at the event, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat had the opportunity to meet with other of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors from Islamic countries, Chargé d'affaires, and other distinguished guests invited by H.E. Governor Koike to partake in the breaking of the fast and sharing of an Iftar meal.