May 02, 2015:
Attending the reception to commemorate the publication of a book by APA Group President Mr. Ishio Motoya, His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Fatimie gave a speech. In front of a large gathering which included many high ranking government officials, Ambassadors, diplomats, and members of the private sector, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie thanked President Motoya for the invitation, expressed his congratulations for the success of the event and, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, communicated sincere gratitude for Japan's steadfast support for the people of Afghanistan.
Marubeni Corporation's Assistant General Manager of Aerospace and Defense Systems Department Mr. Tsuyoshi Giuseppe Tomita, and Chief Operating Officer of Aerospace and Ship Division Mr. Kurakake Tadaaki were also present at the event and had previously had company operations in Afghanistan and H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie used this precious opportunity to encourage them to return their business to Afghanistan which they desire to do so in the near future.