Consul General of Panama made a courtesy call to the Mayor of the City of Kyoto.

The Consul General of the Republic of Panama, Mr. Victor Almengor, paid a courtesy call on the Honorable Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor of Kyoto.

At the meeting the Mayor of Kyoto praised the importance of Panama to Japan and also introduced to the Consul General the concept of the League of historical cities for which the Mayor expressed the interest of the league to have one or some cities of Panama included within the list.

By his side, Mr. Almengor expressed the planned interaction of Panama to commence business, academic and cultural interaction with several corporations, organizations and universities located in Kyoto for which both parties agreed to collaborate in order to develop these future interactions between Panama and the citizens of Kyoto.

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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.