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Japan ready to complete Nakamura projects in Afghanistan

KABUL: Acting State Minister for Natural Disaster Management, Mullah Mohammad Abbas Akhund, met with Takashi Okada, Ambassador of Japan in Kabul, the ministry said in a statement Saturday.
Minister of State for Natural Disaster Management, Mohammad Abbas Akhund, praised Japan’s assistance for Afghanistan.
Pointing to Dr. Tetsu Nakamura’s contribution to Afghan society he said that Dr. Nakamura is an example of the goodwill of the Japanese people with the people of Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, the Japan ambassador in Kabul expressed pleasure over countrywide sure security, and said the people of Afghanistan deserve a dignified life, and not only Japan but also the international community, is on the side of the Afghan people.
He mentioned providing $3 million in humanitarian aid of that country for quake-hit victims of Paktika and Khost provinces, adding that the country’s aid will continue so.
The Ambassador of Japan added that the people and the government of Japan are ready to complete the projects of Dr. Nakamura.
Dr. Nakamura was born in the Japanese city of Fukuoka in 1946. After qualifying as a doctor he moved to Pakistan in 1984 to treat patients with leprosy.
Two years later, he headed to Afghanistan, where he opened his first clinic in a remote village in Nangarhar and established a non-governmental organization, Peace Japan Medical Services (PMS).
Dr. Nakamura had also heavily been involved in the construction of wells and irrigation in villages where many suffered from cholera and other diseases because of a lack of clean water.
On December 2019, Gunmen shot Tetsu Nakamura, 73, while he was in his car to monitor a project in the province.
The Kabul Times

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