Ambassador Fatimie, Embassy congratulate Ms. Paikan on appointment as 3rd Secretary

April 16, 2012: Ambassador Dr. Sayed M. Amin Fatimie and the staff of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo held a ceremony to welcome Ms. Parwana Paikan back to the Embassy. Ms. Paikan, who formerly was serving as a local staff member at the Embassy, was recently appointed as a diplomat at the rank of 3rd secretary.

Ambassador Fatimie expressed his happiness, on behalf of the entire staff, on Ms. Paikan’s appointment, referring to her as an intelligent and highly qualified member of the team, adding that her new role will allow her to make even greater contributions while also serving as a positive example of the importance and capability of Afghan women. Ms. Paikan, for her part, expressed her determination to continue in her dedication to serving the positive relations between Afghanistan and Japan.