2/06/2015 H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie Attends National Day of Italy Celebrations
June 02, 2015:
While attending the National Day Celebrations of Italy, His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Fatimie congratulated Ambassador of Italy His Excellency Mr. Domenico Giorgi, Ambassadress Giorgi, Diplomats and the Military Attache for the success of the event and used the opportunity to, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, express his appreciation for Italy's comprehensive support to the people of Afghanistan. In addition, the sincere expression of gratitude and sadness of the sacrifice of fifty-three Italian service persons defending freedom and democracy in Afghanistan was communicated and that these precious lives will never be forgotten.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie and H.E. Ambassador Mr. Giorgi discussed the meeting this week between His Excellency President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Italian Prime Minister His Excellency Matteo Renzi's in Herat Province where the Prime Minister vowed to continue supporting Afghanistan.
In order to further Afghanistan's warm relations with the senior leadership of Japan, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie held discussions with State Minister of Defence and State Minister of the Cabinet Office His Excellency Mr. Akira Sato, President of the Komeito Party and long time friend of Afghanistan His Excellency Mr. Natsuo Yamaguchi, Komeito Director of the Budget Committee and Chair of the Party International Committee Mr. Isamu Ueda, Chief Executive Assistant to the Prime Minister Mr. Isao Iijima, and Special Adviser to the Cabinet of the Prime Minister Mr. Yoshio Nakamura and, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, expressed his appreciation for Japan's ongoing invaluable assistance to the country.