Meeting with Osaka Vice Governor.

On may 24th, our Consul General, Victor J. Almengor C, had a courtesy visit to the Vice Governor of Osaka, Mr. Nobuhiko Yamaguchi. During the meeting Consul General Almengor expressed sincere gratitude to the Osaka Government for its invaluable support throughout his 4 years and 7 months tenure. He also took the opportunity to introduce Miss Any Lam Chong, Second Secretary of Diplomatic Career who will be at the Consulate General preparing Panama´s participation in Expo 2025 Osaka. Vice governor applauded Consul General for his exceptional efforts in strengthening the relationship between Osaka and Panama. Both coincided the importance for Panama´s involvement in Expo 2025 Osaka, since the Expo 1970 celebrated in Japan brought important japanese investments in Panama such as Panasonic and Hitachi.

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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.