Having made their independence in 1821, 5 Central American countries –Republics of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, mark 194th anniversary this year. The occasion was celebrated altogether, and it was an honor for His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimie to attend the celebrating reception in Tokyo. On behalf of the people and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie congratulated Their Excellencies Ambassadors of each country respectively, H.E. Ms. Laura Maria Esquivel Mora, Ambassador of the Republic of Costa Rica; H.E. Ms. Martha Lidia Zelayandia Cisneros, Ambassador of the Republic of El Salvador; Mr. Cristobal Adalberto Herrera Dubon, Charge d’Affaires ad interim of the Republic of Guatemala; H.E. Mrs. Marlene Villela de Talbott, Ambassador of the Republic of Honduras; and H.E. Mr. Saul Arana Castellon, Ambassador of the Republic of Nicaragua, for marking their independence day and warmly wished a prosperous future for each country and its people as well as for the region, to maintain the good relation with Afghanistan and the world.
It was also a great honor and pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie to communicate with the Honorable Member of the House of Representatives, Ms. Shinako Tsuchiya, Chairperson of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives (pictured on the left). First, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie expressed His Excellency’s sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Honorable Ms. Tsuchiya for Japan’s years of generous and impact generating support to Afghanistan, and how people of Afghanistan have felt grateful and unforgettable. In response the Honorable Ms. Tsuchiya expressed her appreciation for the kind words, and she assured Japan will continue to be a good friend of Afghanistan and its support for the reconstruction. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie also had a pleasure to converse with H.E. Ambassador’s long time friend, the Honorable Mr. Kazuyuki Hamada, Member of House of Coucillors (pictured on the right).