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Thursday, 01 December 2022 04:15 GMT

Cabinet Lauds Success Of World Cup Opening Ceremony


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) QNA

Doha: Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H E Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani chaired the Cabinet's regular meeting held at its seat at the Amiri Diwan yesterday. 

Following the meeting, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs issued the following statement:

At the outset of the meeting, the Cabinet applauded the outstanding and exceptional success of the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on Sunday, which was patronised by Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and attended by a number of leaders of state and heads of delegations from brotherly and friendly countries.

The Cabinet highlighted the important contents of H H the Amir's speech when opening the tournament, and the dazzling preparation, organisation and directing of the historic opening ceremony; hailing the ceremony's performances which carried messages of deep meanings, reflected the bright images of the civilizational and cultural heritage of Qatar and the Arab world, and emphasised the human dimension of sport and its influential role in uniting people and spreading a culture of peace, tolerance, mutual respect and acquaintance among nations.

The Cabinet expressed on this historic occasion its pride in the wise policy and directives of H H the Amir, thanks to which Qatar was able to accomplish successive achievements, adding that the successful and distinct hosting of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 adds a new and unique chapter in the record of achievements that strengthened the State's position and its active role for the establishment of world peace and consolidation of the principles of understanding and solidarity between countries and peoples.

The Cabinet affirmed that the success of the World Cup opening ceremony, the wide acclaim and follow-up it received from around the world, and the success achieved by the tournament at all levels will remain a source of pride for Qatar and its people and youth who were behind this achievement with their efforts, thoughts, and hard and continuous work over 12 years in order to create an environment conducive to organising the tournament and achieving the World Cup in all organisational, urban, social and economic aspects, leading to an exceptional World Cup tournament that honours the Arab nation.

The Cabinet approved a draft decree approving the Public Works Authority (Ashghal)'s agreement for Al Wakra and Al Wukair Sewage Treatment Works project. This project was proposed in partnership between the public and private sectors.

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