Meeting With Mr. Mahmood Abdulaal, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain

November 16, 2016: Mr. Basir Ahmad Hamdard, First Secretary of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, was honored to meet with Mr. Mahmood Abdulaal, Deputy Head of Mission of the the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain at their Embassy in Tokyo,

The two parties started the meeting by humbly thanking one another for taking the time to gather and discuss issues that are of great importance to both countries as well as the greater international community. Mr. Hamdard noted that Afghanistan and Bahrain have a very amicable relationship and that Afghanistan is deeply grateful for the invaluable support from Bahrain and indeed the entire Middle Eastern community.

Mr. Hamdard then proceeded to kindly encourage Bahrain to continue its longstanding support for the peace and reconstruction of Afghanistan, including supporting the Islamic Republic in its unprecedented bid to enter the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2018. In return, Mr. Abdulaal promised to do his best to ensure that Bahrain continues its involvement in regional peace and reconstruction issues, and to satisfy mutual Afghanistan-Bahrain goals and interests.

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