The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games have announced the signing of a Supporting Partner for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.
Tokyo 202o has concluded an agreement with Japan Post Holdings. Under the contract Japan Post Holdings will serve as Supporting Partners of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.
“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’,” said Masatsugu Nagato, Director & Representative Executive Officer, President & CEO of Japan Post Holdings.
Yoshiro Mori, President of Tokyo 2020, added “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.”
Earlier in July, All Nippon Airways Co, JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation and Japan Airlines were also signed as Supporting Partners of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.
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