21/10/2016 H.E. Dr. Fatimie and the diplomats receive H.E. Mr. Hamayoon Khair and Mr. Nazifullah Shaheen of Foreign Relation of Physical Education & Sport of Afghanistan
His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimie had the honor and pleasure of greeting and meeting with H.E. Mr. Humayun Khayri, President, and Mr. Nazifullah Shaheen, Director, of Foreign Relation of Physical Education and Sport for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, at the embassy in Tokyo. Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Minister-Counsellor; Mr. Ahmad B. Ghafoori, First Secretary & Consul; Mr. Basir A. Hamdard, First Secretary; Mr. Asif Agah, Second Secretary; and Mr. Abdulzaman Akbari were also there to greet the honorable guests and welcome them to Japan.
H.E. Mr. Khair and Mr. Shaheen were in Japan to attend the Sports Ministers’ Meeting, entitled World Forum on Sports and Culture, hosted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology; The Japan Sports Agency; and the Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan. The Forum meeting took place in Kyoto on October 19th, and in Tokyo October 20th & 21st. They had the honor and pleasure of meeting and speaking with H.E. Mr. Hiroyuki Yoshiie, State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology of Japan, the host for the
As the next country to host the summer Olympic Games after Rio de Janeiro in August, Japan held the first “World Forum on Sport and Culture” in October as a kick-off event to energize the Olympic and Paralympic Games movement. The purpose of the forum was to discuss and transmit information about the international contributions of sport, culture, economics, and their tangible and intangible legacy while coordinating with tourism to hold an international meeting in Tokyo and Kyoto that will serve as a kick-off event to enhance the Olympic/Paralympic movement after the 2016 games in Rio, working toward the 2019 Rugby World Cup, 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and 2021 Kansai World Masters Games.