Renewal of educative and cooperative ties between “UTP” and Osaka University.

Today our Consul General, Mr. Victor J. Almengor C., participated as a witness of the signing ceremony of the Renewal of the MOU Agreement between “Universidad
Tecnologica de Panama” (UTP) and Osaka University.

After a few words from each party, Professor Susumu Kuwabata, Dr. Eng., signed the Agreement on behalf of Osaka University. The MOU document was already signed by the
Rector of UTP, Profesor Hector Montemayor, Eng., in a similar ceremony held in Panama city on August 2022.

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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.