Shinzo Abe revealed his ambition while touring robotics factories in Tokyo and Saitama.
He said a robot Olympics would be a good way to show off advances in the field of robotics around the world.
“In 2020, I would like to gather all of the world’s robots and aim to hold an Olympics where they compete in technical skills,” Mr Abe said.
He did not give details on the type of event he envisaged. More