China News Service, October 7th. According to the "Central News Agency" report, the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are postponed to 2021 and are expected to increase expenditures by hundreds of billions of yen. The organizing committee estimates a simplified plan, including adjustments to arrangements, personnel expenses, etc. , Will reduce expenditures by more than 20 billion yen.
The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, originally scheduled to debut in July 2020, were postponed to July 23 and August 24, 2021, respectively, due to the impact of the new crown epidemic. The Tokyo Olympics originally budgeted about 135 million yen, but now the budget is expected to add hundreds of billions of yen. Controlling the increased expenditure has become a major issue.
According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), the organizing committee of the conference held an adjustment committee with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in September, and reached a consensus on simplifying the conference, including a reduction of 10% to 15% in the number of about 50,000 conference-related posts. A total of 52 items.
According to relevant sources, the organizing committee mentioned in this meeting that the re-adjustment of office staff and other methods can reduce expenditures by about 2 billion to 3 billion yen; adjustments to the layout of the competition venue and the player village can reduce about 1 billion yen. ; Adjusting the method of passing the torch can reduce about 800 million yen.
It is estimated that the current simplified plan can save more than 20 billion yen in expenditure, which will be reported on the 7th IOC Council.