Yoshiro Mori, chairman of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, revealed three weeks ago that
Xinhua News Agency, Tokyo, October 9-Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee chief executive Muto Toshiro revealed on the 9th that IOC Chairman Bach will visit Japan in the middle of next month and hold talks with the new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
Toshiro Muto made the above statement at the online press conference that day, but he said that he did not know the specific date because Bach's itinerary was determined by the relevant departments of the Japanese government in consultation with the International Olympic Committee.
Yoshiro Mori, chairman of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, revealed three weeks ago that when Bach had a telephone conversation with him, he hoped to visit Japan in October to discuss with Suga Yoshihide about preparations for the Olympics. It is not yet clear why Bach delayed his visit.
After taking office as Prime Minister of Japan, Yoshihide Suga stated that hosting the Olympics was a "top priority" for the Japanese government. He had a telephone conversation with Bach shortly after taking office, and both parties pledged to work hard for the holding of a safe Tokyo Olympics.
Bach originally planned to visit Japan in May to participate in the Olympic Torch Relay in Hiroshima, but later cancelled his visit due to the new crown epidemic.