Attendance at the Reception for the Primary Course of the Global Peacebuilders Program.
January 16, 2017: It was a pleasure for Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Charge d’Affaires a.i., and Mr. Asif Agah, Second Secretary and Cultural Affairs Officer for the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Japan to attend the reception for the Primary Course of the Program for Global Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding and Development (Global Peacebuilders Program) commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
Dr. Mohabbat and Mr. Agah had the chance to meet and speak with H.E. Mr. Koichi Mizushima, Ambassador in charge of UN Affairs and Cyber Policy, Deputy Director-General of Foreign Policy Bureau for MOFA Japan; Ms. Aiko Hirose, Deputy Director for the International Peace Cooperation Division of the Foreign Policy Bureau of MOFA Japan; and Dr. Hideaki Shinoda, Director of Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center. Dr. Mohabbat spoke with them and asked them to please include some Afghan members to study under the program next year as the Human Capacity Building aspects would be very pertinent to development in Afghanistan. They all made the promise to him that they would indeed be sure to have Afghan members next year.