September 14, 2015:
His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimie had a pleasure of attending the reception hosted by Mr. Ken Okaniwa, Deputy Director-General, Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The reception was held to welcome key actors from Middle Eastern and Northern Africa region invited by Japanese Foreign Ministry for a week-long tour in Japan. From the Embassy side, Mr. Ahmad Bashir Gafoori (First Secretary) and Mr. M. Yasir Karimi (Second Secretary) were present, too, and all the embassy members were delighted to meet the esteemed Mr. Kenshiro Matsunami, president of Nippon Sport Science University Group, and Mrs. Kuniko Matsunami, president of Japan-Afghanistan Friendship Association, who were also on attendance.
Afghan invitee, Mr. Kawun Kakar (pictured center), is a distinguished attorney in Afghanistan and has experiences including the adviser to the President, and has worked for multiple Afghan governmental institutions. It was a great pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie to welcome and see Mr. Kakar in Tokyo. H.E. Ambassador expressed his sincere wish to Mr. Kakar, as well as all other invited members from other countries H.E. Ambassador had communicated with at the reception, that their tour will be fruitful and meaningful, and the relation between Afghanistan, or their countries, and Japan be greater for the better cooperation and friendship.