June 30, 2015:
His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Fatimie had the honor of meeting with His Excellency Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a reception hosted by the Prime Minister in relation to Iftar during the most Holy Month of Ramadan. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie communicated that His Excellency President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah had both conveyed their very best regards to him and had expressed their gratitude to him for Japan's magnanimous support. In return, H.E. Prime Minister Abe expressed his thanks and best wishes to H.E. President Ghani and to H.E. Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie also met with the President of the governing LDP's partner party Komieto, and long time friend of Afghanistan, His Excellency Mr. Natsuo Yamaguchi, the Director-General of MoFA Japan's Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau The Honorable Mr. Tsukasa Uemura, the Deputy Director-General of African Affairs Department in the Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau The Honorable Mr. Ken Okaniwa, and the Senior Vince-Minister of Cabinet Office The Honorable Mr. Yasutoshi Nishimura and issues of mutual interest were discussed. The Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs The Honorable Mr. Kentaro Sonoura was particularly interested in Afghanistan's current situation and expressed that he prays for peace and stability in the country.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie met with numerous members of the House of Representatives and the House of Councillors, including with The Honorable Mr. Ichiro Kanke, The Honorable Mr. Akiba Kenya, The Honorable Colonel Masahisa Sato, and The Honorable Mr. Masahisa Sato.