The Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy Hassan al-Thawadi has termed the illegal Saudi-led blockade of Qatar as “a sad page in the history of the region” while insisting there won’t be any white elephants as a result of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Hassan al-Thawadi’s address, at the Casa Arabe in the Spanish capital, also highlighted the potential for peaceful coexistence through sport.
Hassan al-Thawadi said that Qatar is using the power of the FIFA World Cup to introspect and change to the point that its aspiration is to be a benchmark for workers’ conditions by the time the 2022 World Cup is fulfilled.
A top Emirati security official has said the only way for the Gulf crisis to end is for Qatar to give up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, his comments coming amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute ...
Al-Thawadi insisted that the illegal blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt has had no impact on the massive infrastructure projects that are under way to prepare for the World Cup.
Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Legacy and Delivery Hassan al-Thawadi said that the design of the Thumama stadium was inspired by the 'gahfiya,' and reflects the harmony between the Qatari heritage they take pride in and Qatar's aspiration towards the future.
Sustainability practices in Qatar’s hospitality sector are expected to increase in the next two years as the country gears up to build around 40,000 hotel rooms for the FIFA World Cup in 2022, an expert has said.
Qatar’s iconic Khalifa International Stadium will host the Emir Cup football final between Al Rayyan and Al Sadd on May 19 marking a momentous occasion in the country’s rapid progress leading up to the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
Qatar's near-term economic growth is expected to peak to 3.4% in 2017, after which it will normalise and more needs to be done to strengthen especially the services sector to ensure sustainable future growth and accelerated diversification, according to Kamco.