Doha - Media & Communication Dept.- November 03
Several diplomatic missions of the State of Qatar abroad continued organizing a wide range of events to promote FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
In Ottawa, the Embassy of the State of Qatar organized a ceremony for the promotion of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 attended by officials in the Canadian government, the Canadian Parliament representatives, representatives of the Canadian sport authorities, civil society and academics along with a host of members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Canada.
In his remark, HE Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion in Canada Ahmed Hussen underscored the importance of the global football event that will be organized by the State of Qatar, expressing his pleasure as a fan and football lover for the qualification of the Canada men's national soccer team, wishing all the participating teams more luck, and the tournament followers and the fans further enjoyment.
In his remark, HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Canada Khalid Rashid Salem Al Hamoudi Al Mansouri presented an overview of the preparations the State of Qatar has embarked upon since it won the bid to host the global tournament which is organized for the first time in an Arab country, adding that the State of Qatar has spared no effort to provide the best conditions and means for the tournament success.
His Excellency urged to capitalize on the tournament to emerge from the recession case and the anxiety that have dominated the world during the recent two years, noting that it is time to instill joy and rejoice in the hearts of people.
It is worth noting that the Embassy allocated a part of the pavilion to embrace the ceremony for the countries qualified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar that are willing to introduce the aspects of its sport history and popular heritage, and performances received standing ovation from the attendees.
In addition, the ceremony included an exhibition for the stadiums models where the world cup matches will be held, including their introductory video that was filmed on a special screen.
In Athens, the Embassy of the State of Qatar inaugurated a promotional pavilion for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on the sidelines of the 11th Arab-Hellenic Economic Forum that was held in Athens in the presence of HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Hellenic Republic Waleed bin Mohammed Al-Emadi.
In Guangzhou, the Consulate General of the State of Qatar to the People's Republic of China held an introductory ceremony in cooperation with Qatar Tourism Authority's representative office through which HE Consul General of the State of Qatar to Guangzhou Ghanem bin Mohamed Al-Maadeed discussed the latest preparations and achievements made by the State of Qatar to make this global sporting event a success in conformity with Qatar National Vision 2030 through the sustainability of the infrastructure and world cup facilities.
The ceremony was attended by President of Yuexiu District Chamber of Commerce along with representatives of major local and international companies, Airport Authority Hong Kong and Alumni Association of Jinan University.