Qatar Officials: The 2022 World Cup is a historic moment in the region’s march

Doha: Qatar officials said on Wednesday that the launch of the 2022 World Cup represents a historic moment in the region’s march. This is according to the (official) statement of the Supreme Committee for Surrender and Inheritance, with the start of the World Cup matches in Qatar approaching. The Secretary General of the Committee, Hassan Al-Thawadi, said: “The launch of the 2022 World Cup will leave a precious legacy and will represent a historic moment in the march of Qatar and the region.” He explained: “Hosting the World Cup has been a dream for many for decades, and now we are overwhelmed with feelings of pride after the dream has become a tangible reality and we are closer to launching the World Championship.” He added: “Only 200 days separate us from the start of the whistle. We look forward to welcoming fans from all over the world and continuing preparations to host the 22nd edition of the tournament, which will be held for the first time in the Arab world. and the Middle East “. In turn, the Director General of the Committee, Yasser El-Gamal, said: “We are delighted to welcome the world in the coming months of November and December and to present to the people our ancient customs and traditions and the distinguished hospitality of our culture. Arab “. While the CEO of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Nasser Al-Khater, confirmed that “fans and players will receive a warm welcome upon their arrival. in Qatar with the start of the World Cup. “He said:” There is no doubt that the 2022 World Cup will leave a unique footprint and lasting memory for everyone, fans and players, as well as billions of viewers. in television and smartphone “, according to the same statement. In 2010 Qatar was awarded the right to host the tournament, which will be held from 21 November to 18 December 2022, with the participation of 32 teams, to be the first Arab and Middle Eastern country to organize this world sporting event. (Anatolia)