June 16, 2018: His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat had the honor and pleasure to attend the “Ima no Africa” Fair, organized by the 38 African Diplomatic Corps (ADC), with missions in Japan, at Hibiya Park in Tokyo.
The guest speaker at the opening ceremony was H.E. Mr. Taro Kono, Foreign Minister for Japan, who spoke of the auspiciousness of such an event. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat had the pleasure of meeting and talking several of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors of African countries to whom he expressed his heartfelt congratulations on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in honor of the auspicious occasion. In return, they thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his kind words and attendance. Furthermore, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat felt immense joy in being granted the opportunity to participate in the opening ceremony of the event as this extends the discovery of the shared cultural aspects of Afghanistan and the African countries present, all which strengthens relations both in Japan and abroad.
Additionally, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat had the honor of meeting and speaking with several of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors, Diplomats with missions in Japan, and high ranking members of several Governments present with whom he discussed many topics of mutual interest.