Meeting On Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

The Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 will not only be able to successfully bring together all countries from around the world to present the best of their athletes and compete fairly in the spirit of good sportsmanship, but according to the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, it will also create the platform for Brunei Darussalam and other countries to interact and better understand each other's' cultures and people thus contributing towards the common goal of uniting nations and fostering peace in the region. Pengiran Mohammad Amirrizal Bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, stated the matter yesterday morning at the Meeting with the Host Town of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The meeting took place at The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.

Pengiran Mohammad Amirizal believes that the Games will open up opportunities for the athletes and officials of participating countries to further explore the host town.

Atami City, is the host town for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 from the 24th of July until the 9th of August. Meanwhile, the 2020 Paralympic Games will be held from the 25th of August until the 6th of September. The host town hopes that the Games will further strengthen understanding on the history, culture and traditions through sports, cultural and economic exchanges. Also present was His Excellency Saito Sakae, Mayor of Atami, and Retired Colonel Pengiran Haji Maiddin bin Pengiran Haji Said, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.

Source: Radio Television Brunei