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 national priorities, the President’s flagship project will be the construction of the train from Panama City to Chiriquí, hospitals, attraction of foreign investment, tourism, among others.

Director Negoro Takayoshi expressed that it will be of great interest to the members of the OCCI, currently more than 30 thousand members, to learn about the projects in which Japanese companies, especially in medicine, can participate, as well as the OCCI is available to Serve commercial delegations with Panama’s participation in Expo 2025.

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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.