On November 11, 2015, H.E. Ritter N. Díaz, Ambassador of Panama to Japan, received a courtesy visit from H.E. Masaaki Yamazaki, President of the House of Councillors of the Japanese Parliament.
The President of the House of Councillors expressed his gratitude for the assistance of the Embassy of Panama in Japan in order to coordinate his visit to Panama on last October, by the invitation of H.E. Ruben De Leon, President of the Panama National Assembly.
Furthermore, Mr. Yamazaki informed that he was deeply impressed by the development Panama has achieved in these years and had the opportunity to visit the Panama Canal, including the expansion project.
In addition, he reiterated his appreciation to the National Assembly Authorities and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Panama for their kind hospitality during his stay in our country.
The visit of the President of the House of Councillors carried forward the effort shared between Panama and Japan in order to strengthen the excellent relations which already exists between both countries.