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His Excellency Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, expressed his aspiration to welcome fans from around the world, with only 200 days left until the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar will be hosted by the end of this year, as preparations continue to host the 22nd edition of the tournament, which is being held for the first time in Qatar. The Arab world and the Middle East.
In a press statement, Al-Thawadi confirmed his happiness at hosting the historic event and receiving football fans, to celebrate the most anticipated football festival and attracting attention in the sports scene in the world.
He added, “There is no doubt that the launch of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 represents a historic moment in the march of the country and the region, and now we are overwhelmed with feelings of pride after the dream has become a tangible reality and we are closer to the start of the global championship, with only 200 days before the start of the whistle.”
Al Thawadi, who has spent the past 13 years preparing for the World Championship, expressed his pride in achieving important achievements on the way to hosting the most impressive edition of the 2022 World Cup, noting that the World Cup will leave a valuable legacy for Qatar, the region and the countries of the world.
For his part, Eng. Yasser Al-Jammal, Director-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, indicated that the tournament organizers have continued to work over the past years in preparing well-thought-out plans based on an ambitious vision on the way to hosting the global event.
He added, “We have benefited from many valuable lessons and information from the tournaments that we have hosted recently, including the Club World Cup and the Arab Cup, which were very successful last year, and we will continue to cooperate closely with local partners until hosting an unparalleled version of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.” The residents of Qatar and the crowds of visitors, who are expected to come later this year to attend the tournament.”
“We are pleased to welcome the world in the coming months of November and December, and to introduce people to our ancient customs and traditions, and the generous hospitality that characterizes our Arab culture,” he added.
Nasser Al-Khater, CEO of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, stressed that fans and players will receive a warm welcome upon their arrival in Qatar with the start of the World Cup, noting that the close-distance nature of the 2022 World Cup means that everyone will be close to facilities and services, whether stadiums. Which hosts competitions, teams training stadiums, or tourist attractions.
He added, “The convergence of the distances that characterize the Qatar World Cup 2022 ensures that the fans remain in the heart of the event throughout the tournament, while the players will be able to maintain high physical fitness and focus on providing the best performance during the matches, as the stadiums are located within one area and the participating teams will not need to travel and travel distances. There is no doubt that the 2022 World Cup will leave a unique imprint and a long-lasting memory for everyone from fans and players, not to mention billions of viewers on TV and smartphone screens.”
Qatar will host the most closely spaced version in the history of the World Cup, which begins on November 21 and will continue until December 18, as the eight World Cup stadiums that host the tournament matches are located an hour’s drive from downtown Doha, enabling fans and players to be always present. In one location, football fans will have an unparalleled opportunity to attend more than one match in one day during the group stage.
The Qatar 2022 World Cup will set a new standard in terms of sustainable heritage projects that bring many benefits to societies after the curtain falls on the global championship competitions, with a set of social, economic and environmental sustainability projects, as the 2022 World Cup will have a positive impact at the level of countries and the lives of individuals across The Arab world, the region and the world for decades to come.