Attendance at 73rd Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia Reception.
August 24, 2018: It was a pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attend the 73rd Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia reception hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo.
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. Arifin Tasrif, Ambassador of Indonesia in Japan. Additionally he expressed his deepest gratitude for the benevolent assistance given by the people and Government of Indonesia in Afghanistan over the years on the road to peace and progress, as well as the state visit in January this year by H.E. Mr. Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, the President of the Republic of Indonesia. In return, H.E. Ambassador Mr. Tasrif thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his attendance and kind words, and wished for the continuation of profound relations between Afghanistan and Indonesia.
Additionally, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat had the honor of meeting and speaking with H.E. Mr. Yasuo Fukuda, former Prime Minister of Japan and current Chairman of the Parliamentary League of Japan and Indonesia, to whom he expressed his sincerest gratitude on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, to the people and Government of Japan for their benevolent and steadfast assistance over the years. In return, H.E. Mr. Fukuda thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his kind words and expressed his wishes for continued good relations between Afghanistan and Japan. H.E. Dr. Mohabbat also had the pleasure of meeting with several of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors, Diplomats with missions in Japan, and members of several Governments present in honor of the occasion.