Tuesday 18 January, 2022
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The Khaama Press News Agency
Posted By: Takashi Okada
Takashi Okada

Mr. Takashi Okada is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Mr. Okada is a career diplomat with more than 3 decades of experience in the Japanese foreign service. He has previously served in senior positions such as Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan to the United Kingdom; Deputy Director, Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office; Deputy Director-General, Foreign Policy Bureau; Ambassador in charge of UN Affairs and Cyber Policy; Assistant Vice-Minister (Parliamentary Affairs) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative; Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Geneva; and Director of European Policy Division.

By: Takashi Okada and Abdallah Al Dardari Afghanistan is going through a transformative period in its recent history. For the first time in decades, there is genuine hope that peace is on the horizon. However, even if the peace process...