Qatar’s Prime Minister meets FIFA President
His Excellency Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani met with the President of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Gianni Infantino today.
The FIFA chief is on a visit to Qatar to attend the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020.
The meeting focused on cooperation relations between Qatar and FIFA and looked into ways of boosting them further.
The most recent developments pertaining to Qatar’s hosting of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 were also discussed during the meeting.
Prime Minister and Minister of Interior met (FIFA) President on occasion of his visit to country. During meeting, they reviewed cooperation relations between Qatar and FIFA, ways to enhance them as well as latest developments related to hosting FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. pic.twitter.com/ikvnlRfPvC— Qatar News Agency (@QNAEnglish) February 10, 2021
“I am very, very confident (it) will be incredible, will have the same magic, uniting the world,” he had said, adding “We will be back to where we have to be.”
The football world body president has on several occasions expressed his absolute confidence in Qatar’s abilities to deliver an exceptional World Cup in 2022.
In October 2020, while on a visit to Qatar Infantino met with the tournament organizers and took part in a seven-a-side match at the 60,000-capacity Al Bayt Stadium. He described Qatar's preparations for the FIFA World Cup as ‘impressive.'
He had earlier also said that the country will host an 'unforgettable' edition of the tournament. The FIFA president said that the tournament will be exceptional and we will discover a part of the world that we did not all know, stressing that he is fully convinced that the stadiums would be full of fans.
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