Ambassador Mohabbat Met with Mr. Katsuhiko Takahashi, Director-General and Assistant Minister for the Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau


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October 13, 2020: Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat hosted a luncheon meeting today with H.E. Mr. Katsuhiko Takahashi, Director-General and Assistant Minister for the Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau, as well as Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan of MOFA Japan.

They exchanged views on the upcoming ‘2020 International Conference on Afghanistan’ to be held on 23-24 November 2020 in Geneva. Mr. Takahashi promised Japanese commitments and support for the milestone event in Afghanistan’s journey to peace, prosperity, and self-reliance. They also discussed issues of mutual interest regarding the continuation of peace talks.

The ambassador expressed sincere gratitude to the Japanese government for their recent assistance to Afghanistan to fight the spread of COVID-19. He further thanked Japan for continued support to new projects via international organizations including the maintenance of buildings and control tower at Kabul International Airport, strengthening border connectivity, and financing the health sector and schools for children.

Mr. Najibullah Safi, Counselor and Deputy Chief of Mission also attended this meeting.