Attendance at ‘Tokyo Ambassadors Night’ Hosted by H.E. Ms. Koike, Governor of Tokyo.
January 26, 2017: It was an honor for Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Charge d’Affaires a.i., to attend the evening reception entitled “Tokyo Ambassadors Night” hosted by H.E. Ms. Yuriko Koike, Governor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government at the Sheraton Miyako Hotel.
This evening was an event to honor all of the Ambassadors and Heads of Mission in Tokyo. They were also able to meet, network further, and learn about the many wonders of Tokyo. Also they were treated to displays showing aspects of Japanese culture, like the traditional art of folding cloth called furoshiki.
Dr. Mohabbat was fortunate to meet and speak with H.E. Governor Ms. Koike, to whom he expressed his profound thanks for hosting this event as well as for the tireless dedication and benevolence Japan has shown to Afghanistan over the years in its reconstruction process. In return, H.E. Ms. Koike thanked Dr. Mohabbat for attending the event and reaffirmed her commitment to maintaining and furthering the bilateral relationship. Dr. Mohabbat also had the pleasure of speaking with a long friend and proponent of Afghanistan, Mr. Yuji Fujita, Director General for the Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government with whom he expressed his thanks for the latter’s support of Afghanistan over the years and discussed topics of mutual interest.
Through the course of the evening, Dr. Mohabbat had the pleasure of also meeting and speaking with several of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors with missions in Japan, all of whom he greeted warmly and discussed topics of mutual interest.