”The Charms of Saga” Seminar Hosted by MOFA Japan and the Governor of Saga.
February 1, 2017: Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Charge d’Affaires a.i., to attend the reception to promote Saga Prefecture jointly hosted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, and the Governor of Saga Prefecture, the Honorable Mr. Yoshinori Yamaguchi. The lovely event took place Wednesday night at the Iikura house in Azabudai.
The event showcased Saga Prefecture’s rich cultural heritage through crafts, foods, history, and traditional arts. Saga prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu, has many aspects which give it its proclaimed “Authentic Japan” feel that it wants to share with the world. During the reception, Dr. Mohabbat had the occasion to meet with H.E. Minister Kishida to whom he expressed his thanks for the invitation to this wonderful event H.E. hosted as well as for the strong and continuing friendship between Japan and Afghanistan. In return H.E. Minister Kishida thanked Dr. Mohabbat for coming to the event and reaffirmed Japan’s support of Afghanistan. Dr. Mohabbat also had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with H.E. Mr. Masahiro Imamura, Minister of Reconstruction; Hon. Mr. Yoshinori Yamaguchi, Governor of Saga Prefecture, and Mr. Masayoshi Nakakura, Chairman of the Saga Prefectural Assembly, all of whom he greeted respectfully and congratulated on this successful event.