A Japanese newspaper has reported that 40% of Afghan refugees in this country have returned to Afghanistan. It has been said that they were forced to leave Japan due to government pressure and the country's lack of support for them.
During the meeting of the Japanese ambassador in Kabul with the Acting Minister of Education, he promised that his country will support Afghanistan in the field of education. According to the ambassador of Japan, the stability and development of Afghanistan is in the interest of all countries in the region.
According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Japan has allocated 3 million dollars to help the victims of the recent earthquake in the southeast of the country.
The Japanese government has decided to provide another $1 million to Pakistan through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to equip people and Afghan refugees to fight Covid-19 in Pakistan.
Ministry of Information and Culture has officially endorsed a new project in the Culture Sector, in an agreement signed between Mitsuji SUZUKA, Ambassador of the Embassy of Japan and Jordan Naidoo, Director of the UNESCO Kabul Office and Representative to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, a statement from Japan embassy in Kabul said yesterday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says arrangements are underway for a visit to Tokyo by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani aimed at helping de-escalate tensions and promoting peace in the Middle East region.
Ministry of Education (MoE) said the agreement of 7.2 million for “Project for the improvement of the Quality and the Promotion of the Accelerated Non-formal Education Programme (ANEP)” has been singed at the Embassy of Japan in Kabul between the government of Japan and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).