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 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.
In an exclusive interview with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy website (www.sc.qa), Samoura spoke about Qatar's preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the regional geopolitical situation.
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.
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.
The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has organised the first ever Accessibility Forum workshop to identify the training requirements and opportunities for a diverse volunteer workforce.
Gulf Green Mark – environmental product declaration (EPD) system, an initiative of Qatar-based Gulf Organisation for Research and Development (Gord) will promote the products and materials for the construction industry.