May 20, 2015: His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Fatimie and Second Secretary Mr. Mohammad Yasir Karimi had the great pleasure of attending the Overseas Construction Association of Japan Inc's commemoration of the Annual General Assembly 2015 Reception. H.E. Ambassador Dr Fatimie met with and congratulated OCAJI President and Chief of International Affairs and Planning Division Mr. Toru Shiraishi and Mr. Horoyuki Suzuki respectively for the successful event.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie and Mr. Karimi spoke with many guests including with the State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism His Excellency Mr. Issei Kitagawa. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie sincerely thanked him for the generous, comprehensive and impact generating support Japan has provided to Afghanistan which has resulted in Afghans living longer, freer and happier lives. His Excellency State Minister Mr. Kitagawa was very impressed to hear about Afghanistan's substantial progress and directly communicated that Japan would continue to assist the people of Afghanistan.
The time was also taken to speak with the Commercial Attache of the Embassy of the United States of America Mr. Gregory Taevs who H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie thanked for the United State's invaluable efforts in Afghanistan.