April 08, 2015: Hosted by His Excellency Ambassador Mr. Bruce James Ross Miller at the Australian Embassy and attended by Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado, Japan through Diplomats' Eyes is an important event each year on the diplomatic calendar. In what was symbolic of Afghanistan's increasingly warm relations with The Imperial Family of Japan which have been nurtured in recent years and despite the presence of more than sixty Ambassadors, Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado spent significant time with His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Fatimie and demonstrated a great interest in and was very positive regarding the resent developments in Afghanistan, particularly in the progress of democratic governance and the efforts of the National Unity Government.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, expressed his utmost gratitude for Japan's generous, selfless and impact generating support, with the leadership of Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado and The Imperial Family of Japan. Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado communicated that The Imperial Family of Japan, and the nation of Japan as a whole, would continue to support Afghanistan.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie was warmly welcomed by the Ambassador of Australia, H.E. Mr. Miller, who received heartfelt appreciation from H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie for Australia's great sacrifice in defending freedom and liberty in the young democracy of Afghanistan as well as for the country's assistance in the social and economic fields.