Judge in the Japanese Speech Contest 2019 for Foreign Diplomats in Tokyo.
June 22, 2019: It was an honor for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attend and serve as a judge on the panel for the 2019 Japanese Language Speech Contest for Foreign Diplomats, hosted by the Organizing Committee for the Japanese Speech Contest for Diplomats, at the Akasaka Kumin Center Hall in Tokyo.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat expressed thanks for inviting him to serve on the judging panel to host, Hon. Mr. Iwao Shibata, President of the Japanese Speech Contest 2019 for Foreign Diplomats Organizing Committee; and Hon. Dr. Gunei Sato, Professor of Global Japanese Studies at Meiji University and Chair of the Japanese Speech Contest 2019 for Foreign Diplomats, remarking on how wonderful offering this type of contest to the diplomats on mission in Japan to incentivize and enhance their Japanese Language learning.
On behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, he thanked Hon. Mr. Shibata and Hon. Dr. Sato for the steadfast and benevolent support of the people and Government of the noble nation of Japan over the years as Afghanistan has striven for progress, prosperity, and peace. In return, Hon. Mr. Shibata and Hon. Dr. Sato not only thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his kind words but also for participating as a judge on the panel given his fluency in the Japanese Language and long time in the country.
While at the event, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat also had the pleasure of meeting with other of Their Excellencies the Ambassadors, diplomats with missions in Japan, and other distinguished guests all present for the speech contest.