Attendance at the 2nd Regional Promotion Seminar for Ishikawa, Yamaguchi, Okinawa, Miyagi, and Ehime Prefectures.
February 13, 2017: Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Minister-Counsellor, attended the 2nd Regional Promotion Seminar in Fiscal Year 2016 co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Local Governments of Kanazawa City (Ishikawa Prefecture), Ube City (Yamaguchi Prefecture), Okinawa-ken, Miyagi-ken, and Imabari City (Ehime Prefecture) at Ballroom and Wisteria Room of Hotel Chinzanso.
The event was held to introduce the guests to the many wonderfully unique aspects of local goods, products and features of the respective prefectures who co-hosted the event. There were several booths set up in the hall to display the features of the prefectures to the guests as well as foster networking. Dr. Mohabbat had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with Mr. Nobuhiro Watanabe, Director for Local Partnership Cooperation Division in the Minister’s Secretariat for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan. Dr. Mohabbat thanked him for the invitation to the wonderfully informative event as well as for the tireless dedication and benevolence the people and Government of Japan has shown to Afghanistan over the years in its reconstruction process and developing peace. In return, Mr. Watanabe thanked Dr. Mohabbat for his attendance and expressed his wishes for continued and deepened relations between Japan and Afghanistan.