9/10/2015 H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie Attends JICA Seminar by Dr. Barnett R. Rubin
October 09, 2015:
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimie had a pleasure of attending JICA seminar “Afghanistan in the Transformation Decade ; Its Prospects and Challenges” by Dr. Barnett R. Rubin of New York University. Following the seminar, Dr. Khaled Reshad of Karez Health & Educational services, Mr. Masataka Nakahara and Mr. Ichiro Tambo of JICA, and Mr. Koichiro Tanaka of JIME Center, the Institute of Energy economics, participated along with Dr. Rubin the panel discussion regarding current situation in Afghanistan and commitment to supporting development efforts of Afghanistan.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie expressed his gratitude to Dr. Rubin for his comprehensive and impressive presentation that included facts, reality and truth of Afghanistan. On behalf of the people and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E. Ambassador also expressed his heartfelt appreciation to donor countries such as the United States and Japan for maintaining the assistances to Afghanistan for the “transition decade” to upcoming “transformation decade,” and ensuring the supports over the years, particularly for JICA for having been administrating the generous and comprehensive development assistance.
The program was attended by many key figures from wide range of fields and a number of journalists, which proves the appeal of the topic and for the Afghanistan.
In the afternoon, Dr. Rubin along with the accompanying guests made a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie at the Embassy of Afghanistan. H.E. Dr. Fatimie, with Mr. Ghafoori and Ms. Afzali, both are First Secretary, warmly welcomed them, and had a pleasure of conversing regarding situation of Afghanistan from the perspectives of domestically and internationally in a friendly atmosphere.