December 11, 2018

President Varela will launch 2018 Panama Invest and Panamafest in Amsterdam

H.E. Willys Delvalle, Ambassador of Panama.


On the 22nd of January, the President of the Republic of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, will open the 2018 Panama Invest and Panamafest Conference Amsterdam 2018.

Prominent Panamanian authorities will attend the conference including: the President of the Republic of Panama, the Vice President and the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Also the  Minister for Canal Affairs-General Director and President of the Board of Directors of the Metro de Panamá, S.A., Minister of Agricultural Development, Minister of the Maritime Authority of Panama, General Manager of Tocumen International Airport.
“Over the past decade, Panama’s strategic location and its integration into the world’s economy have converted the country into the fastest growing economy in Latin America and the Caribbean; transforming it into the ‘Hub of the Americas’.”  The country seeks to continue being competitive by amplifying services and forming clusters to improve the interconnectivity between all sectors.

Our country has been working very hard in several key areas and sectors; building a future of opportunities for our people, developing a Government Plan that is in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and which is supported by a Strategic Plan of Public Investments totalling more than 20 billion dollars in areas such as health, education, security, logistical infrastructure and housing, this will allow us to have the platform in order to achieve the goals that we as a country need for the future.” Said His Excellency Panamafest in the Netherlands.

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The conference will provide insight to one of the fastest growing economies in the world and showcase a range of possibilities to companies of the Netherlands looking for business opportunities in Panama, among others; investments in the public and private sectors, developments in commercial and tourist areas and financial management services.

Panamafest is a festival celebrating Panamanian culture by presenting local food, agricultural products, music and videos, promoting Panama as a great tourist destination.
“Our history encompasses a land of commerce and transit, and above all, Panama is a nation of a welcoming dialogue aiming to open its doors to visitors”, Explained Ambassador  Del Valle.

  • January 22 from 17.30 pm – 22.00 pm
  • Okura hotel, Ferdinand Bolstraat 333, 1072 LH Amsterdam
  • Attending the conference is free of charge / Please subscribe our website

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