The Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), Roberto Linares Tribaldos, received a courtesy visit from the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Koji Sekimizu, to strengthen ties of friendship and bilateral support.
Also present were the Mayor of the city of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, J. Wiebe de Boer and the Ambassador of Panama in Britain, Ana Irene Delgado.
Linares said the visit was of a protocol nature and informative, in which they discussed issues of interest to the institution, and the desire for mutual cooperation in different aspects of conventions, training, international regulations and port development.
“It is important to Panama’s participation in the structure of the IMO, in which we should make the most for the benefit of the country, and have greater involvement in decisions on IMO techniques,” said Linares.
IMO Secretary General Sekimizu, the Mayor of Rotterdam, the Ambassador of the Netherlands and the Ambassador of Panama in Britain, were visiting Panama to attend the Panama Maritime XI event which hosted one of the largest exhibitions of the maritime industry in the hemisphere, with representatives from Asia, Europe and America.
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