11/03/2016 H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie Attends the 5th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony of the Great East Japan Earthquake

March 11, 2016: It was His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimie's honor to attend the Memorial Ceremony to Mark the Fifth Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake organized by the Government of Japan. The ceremony was held with the attendance of Their Majesties Emperor and Empress, H.E. Prime Minister and his Cabinet members, the Honorable leadership of both Houses of Diet, H.E. Chief Justice, members of diplomatic missions and international organizations, families of victims. In his remarks as the chairperson of the ceremony, H.E. Prime Minister Mr. Shinzo Abe expressed his sincere condolences to the family and friends of victims, and his pledge that the government will continue to do its best for the reconstruction as well as continue efforts for the prevention of disaster impacts ("bosai"). His Majesty Emperor Akihito made a speech to extended his condolences and care to all those who were affected by the earthquake, and his deepest gratitude to those who worked tirelessly to help the affected. At 14:46, the time of the earthquake's occurrence exactly 5 years ago, a silent prayer was observed not only at the ceremony, but also nation-wide.

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