20 July 2021, Japan, Tokio: In the evening twilight Olympic rings stand in front of the Olympic Stadium. The Olympic Stadium is the sports venue of the opening ceremony and closing ceremony as well as for the track and field athletes and football. The Olympic Games 2020 Tokyo will take place from 23.07.2021 to 08.08.2021. Photo: Michael Kappeler/dpa/Sipa USA
The leaders of 15 countries slated to attend the Tokyo Olympic Games’ opening ceremony.
The leaders of roughly 15 countries are slated to attend the Tokyo Olympic Games’ opening ceremony. According to Japanese estimates, the number of guests who will attend the event in secret is expected to be around 1000.
Katsunobu Keto, the Japanese government’s Chief Cabinet Secretary, said the decision was made to limit the number of persons there. As part of the organisers’ effort to reduce the risk of infection from the COVID-19 epidemic, during the opening ceremony at the national stadium. Around 70 cabinet-level officials are also slated to visit Japan, according to Kaito.
He stated that the number of VIPs who will be present for the opening ceremony is still unknown. Organizing such a great event during the Corona period has been shared by the Japanese government and the International Olympic Association. Every day, a large number of players participate in Corona tests.
Aside from that, several other things have been given specific attention. The Tokyo Olympics were scheduled to take place in 2020. However, due to the emergence of the Corona pandemic, this was postponed. It is now being arranged again after a year.