April 17, 2015: Hosted by Prime Minister of Japan His Excellency Shinzo Abe, His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Fatimie and Ambassadress Fatimie had the rare privilege of participating in a cherry blossom party at the Shinjuku Gardens with many distinguished officials from the Japanese Government also in attendance.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie had the honor of meeting with many high ranking members of the Japanese Government including, but not limited to, the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology His Excellency Mr. Hirofumi Shimomura, Minister of Agriculture His Excellency Mr. Hayashi Yoshimasa, Vice-President of the LDP The Honorable Mr. Masahiko Komura, Chairman of the General Council of the LDP The Honorable Mr. Toshihiro Nikai, Deputy Chairman of the Diet Affairs Committee of the LDP The Honorable Mr. Yoshitaka Sakudrada, and House of Representatives member for the LDP The Honorable Mr. Iwao Horii.
Working hard to positively represent the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and achieve meaningful outcomes with every possible opportunity, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie throughout the morning communicate to eminent Government officials Afghanistan's profound gratitude to the people and Government of Japan for their unwavering assistance and support. In particular, the progress of the National Unity Government and importance of ongoing cooperation, in order to ensure Afghanistan's continued upward direction toward accomplishing lasting peace and self-reliant development, was also emphasized.