Major Ali Mohammed al-Ali, deputy executive director for security with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, the body overseeing the tournament, also predicted that Qatar would deliver "the safest World Cup in the world".
Hassan al-Thawadi said fans from all countries – including Saudi Arabia – are welcome to watch the mega tournament, despite the blockade of Qatar, which has entered the third month.
Qatar's national football team will be permitted to play in the preliminary qualifying rounds of the 2022 World Cup despite being given an automatic berth in the finals as tournament hosts, the Asian Football Confederation has said.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) expressed its support for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, after FIFA released the independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia's report ...
Showcasing the richness and diversity of the communities residing in Qatar is the essence of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, according to the secretary-general of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) Hassan al-Thawadi.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino does not believe that the diplomatic crisis which has embroiled 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar will threaten its staging of the tournament, he said on Sunday.
Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has signed on to sponsor the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, FIFA said on Wednesday, adding to a string of deals between Chinese firms and football's governing body.
Qatar Airways has been announced as the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA as part of a sponsorship package lasting until 2022.