Attendance at the MOFA Training Seminar
January 18, 2017: Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Minister-Counsellor currently Charge d’Affaires a.i., attended a networking reception, hosted by MOFA, aimed at providing the officials of local governments and diplomats an opportunity to build networks in order to promote dialogue and exchanges.
The event was hosted by H.E. Mr. Kazuyuki Yamazaki, Deputy Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and was attended by members of several local government institutions and diplomatic missions in Japan. Dr. Mohabbat was pleased to witness the continuing engagement of members of the civil service industry, and expressed his wish for the organization of similar events in the future.
During the course of the reception, Dr. Mohabbat also had the pleasure of meeting and speaking in person with H.E. Deputy Vice-Minster Mr. Yamazaki to whom he expressed his thanks for the invitation to this event as well as for Japan’s invaluable support to Afghanistan in its restoration process over the past years. In return, H.E. Mr. Yamazaki thanked Dr. Mohabbat from his attendance and reaffirmed Japan’s promise to continue its support of Afghanistan. Dr. Mohabbat also spoke with Mr. Yuchio Hanyu, Director for the Secretariat of the Headquarters for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, with whom he exchanged greeting and wished a very successful period leading up to the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games. He also met again with H.E. Mr. Viorel Isticioaia-Budura, Ambassador of the European Union to Japan with whom he exchanged greetings and discussed several topics of mutual interest.