• Kyodo


Emperor Naruhito will attend next week’s opening ceremony of the Tokyo Paralympics, the Imperial Household Agency said Thursday.

As was the case with the recently concluded Olympics, the emperor, who is the honorary patron of the Tokyo Games, is expected to declare the opening of the Paralympics on Tuesday night during the ceremony at Tokyo’s National Stadium.

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