Attendance at the Farewell Dinner for H.E. Ambassador of Azerbaijan.


January 10, 2019: It was a pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attend the farewell dinner in honor of H.E. Mr. Gursel Qudrat oglu Ismayilzada, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Japan, hosted by H.E. Dr. Hasan Murat Mercan, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, at the Embassy of Turkey in Tokyo.


H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat thanked the host of the event, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Hasan Murat Mercan of Turkey for the invitation to this auspicious occasion to bid farewell to their friend and colleague, as well as for the long friendship and support the people and Government of Turkey has shown to Afghanistan. In return, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mercan thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his attendance, his kind words, and assured him that Turkey would continue to help Afghanistan secure peace in an Afghan-own and Afghan-led process.

On behalf of the people and Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat greeted the guest of honor, H.E. Mr. Gursel Qudrat oglu Ismayilzada, Ambassador of Azerbaijan, congratulated him on the completion of his successful mission and wished him the best of luck in his future endeavors. Further, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat expressed his sincerest thanks to the people and Government of Azerbaijan for their benevolent assistance to Afghanistan over the years on its road to securing peace. H.E. Dr. Mohabbat extended even further thanks and gratitude for the recently opened Lapis Lazuli Trade Route which passes through Azerbaijan and wished for successful and mutual benefit from this endeavor. In return, H.E. Mr. Ismayilzada thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his attendance and kind words, and wished for the continuation of profound relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Afghanistan. Additionally, he stated that Azerbaijan would continue to support and cooperate with Afghanistan as it progresses and leads itself towards peace. While at the event, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat also had the honor of meeting and speaking with others of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors all present in honor of the occasion.