Attendance at the 68th Republic Day of India Celebration.
January 26, 2017: It was a privilege for Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Charge d’Affaires a.i., to attend the reception celebration in honor of the 68th Republic Day of India. There he met with H.E. Mr. Sujan R. Chinoy, Ambassador of the Republic of India. Dr. Mohabbat congratulated him on the occasion of India’s Republic Day and thanked H.E. Ambassador Mr. Chinoy not only for hosting the auspicious event but also passed on his best wishes for India's future peace and prosperity. Further Dr. Mohabbat thanked H.E. Mr. Chinoy for India’s generous support to Afghanistan over the years, wishing for continued close bilateral relations. In return, H.E. Mr. Chinoy thanked Dr. Mohabbat for his attendance and his wishes for continued friendship between Afghanistan and India.
Dr. Mohabbat also had the pleasure of meeting once again with a great proponent of Afghanistan, H.E. Mr. Natsuo Yamaguchi, President of the New Komeito Party. He also met and spoke again with Hon. Mr. Hiroyuki Hosoda, Chairman of the General Council of the LDP; and H.E. Mr. Kaoru Shimazaki, Chief of Protocol for Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Japan. Through the course of the event, Dr. Mohabbat had the pleasure of also meeting and speaking with several of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors and Heads of Missions in Japan, diplomats, and other dignitaries, all of whom he greeted warmly and discussed topics of mutual interest.