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Courtesy visit to the OCCI

Miss Any Lam Chong from the Consulate General met with the directors of the Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industries (OCCI), Negoro Takayoshi, Tsuchida Nanako and Shimizu Ryosuke.H.S. Chong announced that the president-elect, José Raúl Mulino, took office along with his new cabinet on 1st of july, and in his first speech he pronounced the […]

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Building Bridges: USMA and KIC Forge Path for Academic Collaboration

Miss Any Lam Chong L. from the Consulate General, held a meeting with Professor Tomoyuki Naito, who also serves as Vice President at the Graduate School of Information Technology at the Kobe Institute of Computing (KIC)This was a follow-up meeting regarding the Agreement of Understanding signed between the USMA (Faculty of Engineering and Technology) and

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IPM Expo 2025 Summer

Panama participated in the International Participant Meetings (IPM), Summer edition, of the World Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai Japan, held in Nara Prefecture, on June 25 and 26, with the H.S. Any Lam Chong of the Consulate General of the Republic of Panama in Kobe. The IPM had delegates from over 160 countries and international organizations, with the attendance

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MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING SIGNED BETWEEN PANAMA AND THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES OFFERS NEW BENEFITS FOR THE VESSELS OF THE PANAMANIAN REGISTRY

The Panama Maritime Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with which the vessels of the Panamanian Registry will have access to new incentives. The purpose of this Memorandum is to establish a collaboration framework between both parties for the development of

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Visit to Columbus University

El Cónsul General de Panamá en Kobe, Japón, Victor Almengor, tuvo la oportunidad de visitar Columbus University, en donde se reunió con el Vicerrector Académico, Sr. Carlos Bonilla, y autoridades de la Facultad de Ciencias Marinas y Tecnológicas, donde se exploraron oportunidades de colaboración, con universidades de Japón, y donde el CG Almengor tuvo la

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The Panama Canal

On behalf of our country, we are pleased to Welcome you to the Website of The Consulate of Panama, in Kobe Japan.

It is an honor to serve as Consul General of this office which has its consular jurisdiction over the Fukui, Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku and Kyushu regions.

We are located in the second metropolitan region of Japan and in one of the largest shipping centers of the world. Furthermore, we supervise and work together as a team with the office of the Panama Maritime Authority located in the city of Imabari, which is a sister city of Panama city.

Our office essentially provides Maritime and Consular Services along with the promotion of the Panamanian culture and the enhancement of the trade and academic relationships between Panama and the people, companies and institutions of western Japan.

This site aims to provide general information about our country, the Panama Merchant Marine along with other consular and cultural services that our office provides within western Japan, giving you a better understanding of the role and functions of our Office.