Meeting with. Mr. Kihara from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan.
February 13, 2017: Dr. Bashir Mohabbat, Minister-Counsellor, met with Mr. Shinichi Kihara, Director of the Middle East and Africa Division of Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry of Japan, to present him with invitation letter addressed to H.E. Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, asking for his participation, on behalf of H.E. Mr. Humayoon Rasaw, Minister of Commerce & Industries of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, in the Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA) Business Forum 2017 which will be taking place on March 1-2, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Dr. Mohabbat briefly apprised Mr. Kihara on the rapid progress of the Afghan economy over the past 15 years, most especially in the years since the National Unity Government began in 2014. He also pointed out the relevance of the RECCA Conference and asked for H.E. to thus kindly take part in the conference because of its importance to Afghanistan. He also thanked Mr. Kihara for the tireless dedication and benevolence Japan has shown to Afghanistan over the years in its reconstruction process and developing peace. In return, Mr. Kihara thanked Dr. Mohabbat for the documents and information regarding the Afghan economic progress, promising to transfer the documents to the relevant authority.