Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games mascot Miraitowa and Paralympic mascot Someity wave with Japan's Paralympic long-jumper Hajimu Ashida and karateka Kiyo Shimkizu in Tokyo in July. Photo: Reuters

Japan poised to meet Shinzo Abe’s target of 40 million foreign tourists in 2020

This was a nation that had welcomed a mere 7.1 million visitors in 2011, albeit a year dominated by the earthquake and tsunami that struck northeast Japan

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games mascot Miraitowa and Paralympic mascot Someity wave with Japan's Paralympic long-jumper Hajimu Ashida and karateka Kiyo Shimkizu in Tokyo in July. Photo: Reuters
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