Mr. Hamdard Attends Reception at the Japan Ministry of Finance International Bureau


March 13, 2019: Mr. Basir Ahmad Hamdard, First Secretary for the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo, had the pleasure of attending a reception at the International Bureau of Japan’s Ministry of Finance.

At the reception Mr. Hamdard was able to exchange views on international financial issues with financial attaches and institutions based in Tokyo with the Honorable Yoshiki Takeuchi, Director-General of the International Bureau. Mr. Hamdard also had the opportunity to speak with other guests of importance such as Mr. Zhou Pan, First Secretary of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Takashi Matsuo, Japanese representative of the Asian Development Bank, Mr. Takeuchi Yasunori, Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank, and Mr. Hiroshi Jinno of the International Finance Corporation.

After a productive dialogue, Mr. Hamdard feels strongly motivated to further foster friendly relations between the International Bureau of the Ministry of Finance and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as well as its Embassy in Tokyo. Mr. Hamdard also thanks Mr. Takeuchi for the invitation and sends his regards to Mr. Takeuchi and all participants of the reception.