The Republic of Panama confirms its participation at the Osaka World Expo 2025 and participates at the first International Planning Meeting 2022.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Panama to Japan, H.E., Carlos Peré and the Consul General of the Republic of Panama in Kobe, Japan, Mr. Victor Almengor, participated at the first International Planning Meeting held in the city of Osaka on October 25th and 26th, 2022.

Following the confirmation of the participation of the Republic of Panama at the upcoming Osaka Expo 2025, both delegates represented Panama at this first conference in which they received the initial explanation of the possible displays of pavilions and the description of cultural and academic events that may be hold by each country within the Expo.

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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.