H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie Attends the Republic Day of the Republic of Turkey


October 29, 2014: His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Fatimie had the honor of attending the Republic Day celebrations of the Republic of Turkey. Afghanistan and Turkey enjoy close ties and this was reflected in the warmth of the friendship between H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie and H.E. Ambassador Ahmet Bulent Meric. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie conveyed his congratulations and warm wishes to the Embassy staff and to the people of Turkey on this important day to commemorate the proclamation of the Republic in 1923.

On behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie also articulated His deep and heartfelt gratitude to H.E. Ambassador Ahmet Bulent Meric for Turkey’s critical, steadfast and intimate assistance to the people of Afghanistan.


H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie mingled and had discussions of mutual interest with the attending guests who included ambassadors and Japanese government representatives. Warm conversations were held with the Chairman of the Rules and Administration Committee of the House of Councillors, the Honorable Mr. Mitsuhide Iwaki. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie also met with Professor Masanori Naito, a Dean at Doshisha University who has been a great friend to the people of Afghanistan.