MAKRO Group and Consulate General of Colombia in Panama sign educational agreement

July 16, 2021

(Press MAKRO Group) – MAKRO Group and the Consulate General of Colombia in Panama, through its program “Colombia Unites Us”, signed a framework agreement for technical, scientific and cultural cooperation with a view to ensuring access to education to Colombians living in the country.

The alliance establishes to offer Colombian nationals, as well as workers of the consular entity, the possibility of taking courses in Operation, Maintenance, Repair and Management of Heavy Machinery, as well as training in the area of Change Management and Corporate Leadership offered by the International School leader in forming, training, retraining and certifying operators of Heavy Equipment.

Likewise, the agreement establishes a discount ranging from 25% to 50% in monthly payments, this, after a socioeconomic study conducted by the consular body and subsequent approval, as an aid and incentive for those foreigners who wish to study and do not have the necessary resources for their education.

In addition, the discount is extended to first-degree blood relatives of the Consulate’s employees as long as the relationship is accredited with the respective birth certificate issued by the Civil Registry, in addition to the certification issued by the Consulate confirming who is an official of the institution.

For Walber Castillo, CEO President of Grupo MAKRO, the agreement responds to the need to support those Colombians abroad offering them a helping hand so they can improve their quality of life and be part of one of the sectors that offers more job opportunities in the country as is the area of construction and mining.

For his part, Mario Javier Pacheco, Consul General of Colombia in Panama, stressed that this alliance is one of the many achievements that have been made thanks to the dynamism of the multiplier in Panama of the “Colombia Unites Us” Program, which has been serving and linking Colombians abroad and making them subjects of public policies.

Finally, it is important to mention that this agreement is part of the strategic alliances that Grupo MAKRO has been making in order to continue training duly qualified and certified operators for the development of Panama.

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Text: Nathaly Tuaty / Photo: Grupo MAKRO




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