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 KIC in August 2022, with the aims of academic exchanges for both teachers and students in this field.

The Professor expressed that it is the first time that the Institute has this agreement with a Latin American country and this will benefit many Japanese students to have interest in our region.

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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.