Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga for the Olympics which got underway in Tokyo and said “we look forward to a season of incredible performances by the world’s best sportspersons”.
The Olympics, postponed for a year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, are set to open in Tokyo on Friday.
Wishing PM Suga and Japan the very best for Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Modi tweeted, “We look forward to a season of incredible performances by the world’s best sportspersons!”
Later, Modi posted a photograph on Twitter in which he is seen cheering for the Indian contingent while watching the opening ceremony on television.
“Come, let us all #Cheer4India! Caught a few glimpses of the @Tokyo2020 Opening Ceremony. Wishing our dynamic contingent the very best,” Modi tweeted along with the photograph.
India is being represented by its largest ever contingent of 127 athletes at the Tokyo Olympics, which also includes the highest female representation of 56 sportspersons.