November 21, 2016: His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimie had the pleasure of attending the reception hosted by His Excellency Dr. Heita Kawakatsu, Governor of the Shizuoka Prefectural Government entitled, “An Evening of Cultural Exchange and Business Networking” at the Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku. The event was attended by several other Their Excellencies Ambassadors of missions in Japan, diplomats, governmental officials, and other people of note.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie had the pleasure of meeting with H.E. Mr. Kawakatsu before the beginning and, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, expressed his thanks not only for hosting this event but also for the continuous support from the people and Government of Japan. He further added his congratulations for H.E. Mr. Kawakatsu’s achievements as Governor of Shizuoka. H.E. Mr. Kawakatsu thanked H.E. Dr. Fatimie in return and invited him to the podium during the event in order to introduce him further to the audience.
Following the ceremony, H.E. Dr. Fatimie also had the privilege of meeting with H.E. Mr. Jean-François Paroz, Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation in Japan; Mr. Carlos Maldonado, Minister-Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in Japan; and Mr. Yukihisa Fukaya, Director General of the Shizuoka Prefectural Government with whom he had informative talks discussing several topics of mutual interest.