Azerbaijan has responded to Japan's request for support in hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
- 29 January 2021
Japan has asked for support from countries with extensive experience in organizing the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Ministry of Youth and Sports told APA.
The appeal made by the Secretary General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan Katsunobu Kato called for sending to Japan the human resources of countries with extensive experience in holding sports competitions.
In response to the appeal, the Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov noted that Azerbaijan has successfully hosted the first European Games in 2015, the IV Islamic Solidarity Games in 2017, Formula 1 in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and the XV European Youth Olympics in 2019.
To this end, the Minister noted the possibility of Azerbaijan’s support at the Olympic Games in Tokyo with its experienced human resources.
Minister Azad Rahimov said that Azerbaijan is a country with considerable experience in both technical and organizational issues in terms of holding sports competitions. Azerbaijan has a database of employees working on all these prestigious events, and accordingly, our experts will be presented to the Japanese side in relevant fields.
It should be noted that at present we have local staff working in sports competitions in the fields of technology, transport, management of sports venues, volunteer work, etc., and they are regularly invited to various international competitions, successfully implementing their knowledge and experience.