Attendance at Reception Hosted by Hon. Deputy Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs.


January 18, 2019: It was an honor for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attend the reception and training seminar hosted by Hon. Mr. Makita Shimokawa, Deputy Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, at the Mita Kagisho reception hall in Tokyo.

This reception was held in order to conjointly serve as a networking reception and a training seminar for members of missions and the officials of the local governments. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat had the pleasure of meeting with the host, Hon. Deputy Vice-Minister Shimokawa to whom he expressed gratitude for hosting the networking and training event. Further, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, he thanked the noble and friendly people and Government of Japan for their steadfast and benevolent support of Afghanistan over the years on its quest for redevelopment as well as its cooperation as it continues to work for peace in and Afghan-own and Afghan-led peacebuilding process.

In return, Hon. Deputy Vice-Minister Shimokawa thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his kind words as well as assured him that Japan would continue to stand with Afghanistan well into the future. Also, while at the event, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat had the pleasure of meeting with several others of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors, Heads of Mission, diplomats with missions in Japan, members of government, and distinguished guests all present for the reception and training seminar.