The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) announced today that it has concluded an agreement with Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan Post Holdings) under which they will serve as Supporting Partners of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.
Masatsugu Nagato, Director & Representative Executive Officer, President & CEO of Japan Post Holdings, commented, “The Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 will soon be upon us. They will express everyone’s joy, enthusiasm and expectations for the future, and Japan Post Holdings’ mission is to transmit these great sentiments from Tokyo to the whole of Japan. As a Supporting Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay, Japan Post will utilise its nationwide post office network to contribute, through postal services, to realisation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay concept ‘Hope Lights Our Way’”
Yoshiro Mori, President of Tokyo 2020, commented, “I am delighted that agreement was reached today with Japan Post Holdings for them to become a supporting partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay. The Olympic Torch Relay will be held throughout Japan over 121 days. We believe that the solid post office networks the Japan Post has throughout the country will help us connect with as many people as possible and ensure the success of the Torch Relay.”
Please see below for further details of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay
About the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Partnership Programme:
The programme comprises three tiers: Presenting Partners, Supporting Partners and Associating Partners. The support of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay partner companies will help ensure the success of the Torch Relay, an event which athletes and torchbearers and Olympic fans around the world are unlikely to forget.