July 18, 2018: His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan had the great pleasure and honor to join the 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo Promotion Event at the Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) Head Office in Chiyoda, Tokyo. During the event, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat had the great pleasure and honor to meet His Excellency Secretary-General of the LDP Mr.Toshihiro Nikai to whom he voiced his genuine appreciation.
The 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo’s theme surrounds the topic of “Designing Future Society for Our Lives” which aims to promote a society in which issues such as medical and healthcare, food and agriculture, the environment and climate change, energy resources, and safety and disaster prevention are solved. Furthermore, it hopes to encourage a healthy life in a diverse and a sustainable socioeconomic system. Therefore, with Afghanistan’s current political, economic, and cultural development, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat showed his greatest interest for including the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in order to bring over the new insights from the upcoming expo. Conversely, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat expressed his sincerest congratulations to the 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo for being promoted at the LDP headquarters in Tokyo and assured them that Afghanistan was in support of this event. Accordingly, he also congratulated the 2025 Osaka-Kansai team for their efforts of being promoted at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on July 16th this year. He expressed his genuine gratitude to H.E. LDP Secretary-General Mr. Toshihiro Nikai for inviting him to attend the event, and for his outstanding support in sponsoring the 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo. In return, the organizers of the Event as well as his H.E. S.G. Mr. Nikai expressed their sincerest thanks and honor toward H.E. Dr. Mohabbat and the Embassy of Afghanistan for attending and as well as for Afghanistan's support of the event. In addition, S.G. Mr. Nikai expressed his appreciations towards the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for supporting the upcoming 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo, and truly hopes that H.E. Dr. Mohabbat and the Embassy will be able to attend the event in 2025. Especially with the topic of developing a future society, the 2025 Osaka-Kansai Event and H.E. SG. Mr. Nikai hope that the country of Afghanistan can fully benefit from the theme of the Expo. Thus, both sides expressed their hopes that they will continue to endeavor the increasing support for the Expo in Osaka-Kansai to create a future society from which Afghanistan and the world can benefit.