June 20, 2018: H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat had the pleasure of attending the 120th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence at Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan.
On behalf of the people and Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat expressed his sincerest congratulations on this most auspicious occasion to H.E. Mr. Jose Castillo Laurel V., Ambassador of the Philippines. In return, H.E. Mr. Jose Castillo Laurel V. thanked Dr. Mohabbat for his attendance and kind words and wished for the continuation of profound relations between Afghanistan and the Philippines.
Additionally, he had the honor of meeting and speaking with a personal long time friend of Afghanistan Hon. Mr. Nobuteru Ishihara, the Chairman of the Parliamentary League of Japan and the Philippines and a member of the Liberal Democratic Party, and 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.