Amir participates in session on FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
May 23 2022 10:46 PM
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Amir opened the session with a speech noting that his first participation in the WEF comes in a very
Amir opened the session with a speech noting that his first participation in the WEF comes in a very special year for Qatar, as it is hosting the FIFA World Cup, which will be the first major sport event with full attendance after the devastating Covid-19 pandemic.

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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani took part in a panel discussion on the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, entitled "Sport as a Unifying Force", at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Monday.
His Highness the Amir opened the session with a speech noting that his first participation in the WEF comes in a very special year for Qatar, as it is hosting the FIFA World Cup, which will be the first major sport event with full attendance after the devastating coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
In this context, he expressed happiness that this tournament will unite the world and bring the people back together again, and noted that it is also the first time that the Arab world will host such a major event.
His Highness the Amir pointed out that the region has suffered for so long, and that hosting the World Cup will give hope to the youth across the region, in addition to making the lasting contribution to the world.
He underlined that the impact of such sport event is not limited to fun, but goes beyond that to achieve mutual understanding between different cultures and different backgrounds.
His Highness the Amir noted that the people of Qatar and the region are excited to showcase their hospitality and the ancient culture of the Arab world.
At the conclusion of his speech, he said that the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is a journey of hard work, determination and tireless effort.
He looked forward to welcoming everyone to Qatar, wishing the best for all teams participating.
The panel was also attended by Rwanda President Paul Kagame, a number of ministers, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Confederation of African Football President Patrice Motsepe, and senior officials, in addition to a number of players, coaches and sports fans.
 
 



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