Ambassador Fatimie meets with Dr. Vafa and Ms. Yasukawa of Runway Hope Foundation at the Embassy

February 25, 2011: Ambassador Dr. Sayed M. Amin Fatimie, along with Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Deputy Chief of Mission, welcomed Dr. Sena Vafa and Ms. Emi Yasukawa of Runway Hope Foundation to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo.

The foundation, which works to raise awareness of refugees and their struggles through fashion, is working towards organizing in September a fund-raising fashion show in Tokyo to support refugees and those applying for refugee status in Japan. The end goal is for the group to organize such shows yearly or twice yearly in and near Japan.