Attendance at the Asiatic Society of Japan, Inc.’s (ASJ) Monthly Lecture, Attended by Honorary Patron, Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado.
February 3, 2020: It was an honor and a pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to attend the Asiatic Society of Japan, Inc. monthly lecture at Jyosai University’s Kioi Campus in Tokyo. Also in attendance was the Honorary Patron of the organization, Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado.
This month's guest speaker was Olympic Silver Medalist Mr. Yuki Ota, President of the Japan Fencing Federation - and youngest sitting President of a Japanese Sports Federation - who spoke on the significance for Japan in hosting the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. On behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat greeted Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado, and through her thanking the people and Government of Japan for their steadfast and benevolent support of Afghanistan over the years on its quest for progress, prosperity, and peace. In return, Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado thanked H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his kind words as well for his participation in the monthly meeting of the ASJ in which he is also a Board Member. While at the monthly meeting, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat had the opportunity to meet once again with the other ASJ members and special guests all present in honor of the ASJ monthly meeting.