Committed to Rebuilding Afghanistan: Following the Path of Japanese Doctor Tetsu Nakamura
Tetsu Nakamura, the Japanese doctor who had for long been dedicated to rebuilding Afghanistan, was killed by unidentified gunmen on December 4th. He was 73 years old. Nakamura had been providing medical assistance in Pakistan and Afghanistan since the 1980s. He also spearheaded efforts to eradicate famine after Afghanistan was hit by a serious drought in 2000. Our Meet the People segment today traces back on Nakamura’s footsteps based on an NHK interview taken in this August, and the passion behind his activities.
Doctor Tetsu Nakamura