Meeting with the President of the Japan Cancer Society.
November 19, 2019: It was a pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to meet with Dr. Tadao Kakizoe, President of the Japan Cancer Society and President Emeritus of the National Cancer Center. Also in attendance was Mr. Najibullah Safi, Counselor and Deputy Chief of Mission for the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat thanked Dr. Tadao Kakizoe for taking the time to meet with him. Additionally, he thanked the Japan Cancer Society and the National Cancer Center for all of their hard work and dedication in helping to fight the many horrible forms of cancer which affect everyone across the world. Further, and on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, he thanked the people and Government of Japan for the steadfast and benevolent assistance to Afghanistan over the past years,he also implored Dr. Kakizoe and the Japan Cancer Society to help support and advance the Afghanistan Cancer Society. In return, Dr. Kakizoe thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his kind words and promised that he will search to find the best fit resources in order to give optimal support to Afghanistan’s organization. Further, he gave an advisory brief on where to begin the bilateral discourse, good advice for the organization, and established introductory details for Afghanistan Cancer Society to communicate with the National Cancer Center of Japan and Ministry of Health; volunteering to help make the introductions with which to put the proper people into communication at each respective institution. All those present further discussed topics of mutual concern and interest.