Meeting with Hon. Mr. Nobuteru Ishihara
August 24th, 2018: His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat had the great pleasure meeting with Hon. Mr. Nobuteru Ishihara, the Chairman of the Parliamentary League of Japan, E.U., France, the Philippines, and Palau, former Minister of Economic Revitalization, former Minister in charge of Total Reform of Social Security and Tax, former Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy, member of the House of Representatives in Japan, and longtime friend of Afghanistan.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat extended his sincerest gratitude to Hon. Mr. Nobuteru Ishihara, on behalf of the people and Government of Afghanistan, his appreciation for the enduring support and assistance of Japan to Afghanistan. Hon. Mr. Nobuteru Ishihara, in turn, thanked H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat for taking the time out of his schedule to meet and conveyed his appreciation for his visit. H.E Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat and Hon. Mr. Nobuteru Ishihara expressed their wishes to continue fostering strong connections between both countries and were looking forward to more strong relations in the future between Afghanistan and Japan.
First Secretary of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mr. Basir Ahmad Hamdard was also in attendance. Both extend their appreciation for the meeting and look forward to future engagements between Japan and Afghanistan.