October 13, 2016 : His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimie had the extreme pleasure in attending the celebration of the National Day Reception at the Embassy of Spain. This day commemorates when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas in 1492. On behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie congratulated H.E. Ambassador Mr. Gonzalo de Benito on the occasion.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie thanked H.E. Mr. Gonzalo de Benito for the years of assistance Spain has provided to Afghanistan, particularly in the field of international security. In return, H.E. Ambassador Mr. Gonzalo de Benito thanked H.E. Dr. Fatimie for his attendance, kind words, and friendship. Their Excellencies also discussed the issues of mutual interest including the previous Brussels Conference on Afghanistan, held in early October.
H.E. Dr. Fatimie also had the pleasure of meeting once again with his friend the Honorable Mr. Natsuo Yamaguchi, President of the Komeito Party. He expressed to him his thanks for Japan’s continued cooperation in Afghanistan and reaffirmed Japan’s stance at the Brussels Conference. H.E. Dr. Fatimie also had the pleasure of meeting with H.E. Mr. Viorel Isticioaia-Budura, to whom he expressed his thanks for a very successful Brussels Conference as well as his sincere appreciation for their continuous cooperation. There was also an opportunity to meet and converse with Their Excellencies Ambassadors and members of diplomatic missions stationed in Tokyo with whom he discussed areas of mutual interest.