Yesterday, our Consul General of the Republic of Panama in Kobe, Japan, Mr. Victor J. Almengor C., had the opportunity of introducing the second secretary of our foreign Affairs service, Ms. Any Lam Chong to the Osaka Expo Organization.

Ms. Any started to work at our office this week and have worked as the Director of the Panama Pavillion at Expo 2020 Dubai among other foreign affairs duties.

Her primary job will be to bolster the economic, cultural and commercial relationship between Panama and western Japan along with overseeing our Expo exhibition. Thanks to the Expo organization for their time during our visit.

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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.