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British Embassy Panama City signs Memorandum of Understanding

The National Customs Authority and the British Border Force signed the Memorandum of Understanding on mutual cooperation in customs matters.

José Gómez Núñez, Director General of the National Customs Authority and the Regional Manager of the British Border Force, Michael Kane sign an agreement with British Ambassador Damion Potter as a witness.
José Gómez Núñez, Director General of the National Customs Authority and the Regional Manager of the British Border Force, Michael Kane sign an agreement with British Ambassador Damion Potter as a witness.

With the aim of strengthening cooperation and assistance in matters of customs control, the National Customs Authority and Border Force of the UK signed the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation and mutual assistance in custom matters.

It should be noted that signing this instrument means that both entities can provide technical assistance and cooperation, through an effective exchange of information and experiences by specialized officials; allowing them to develop joint actions to optimize the control of borders and facilitation in international commercial supply chains, considering for these purposes that the UK is amongst Panama’s leading European trading partners.

Jose Gomez Nuñez, General Director of the National Customs Authority and the Regional Manager of the Americas for Border Force International, Michael Kane, agree that the signing of this instrument will allow our law enforcement agencies to align modern and common measures and schemes that contribute to the facilitation of secure foreign trade.

Published 26 November 2018