HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani took part in the General Debate of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), which was held in New York City yesterday morning in the presence of Their Majesties, Highnesses and Excellencies leaders of states and governments and heads of delegations and government and non-government organizations.
HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani delivered a speech on various international issues.
On the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, HH the Amir said: “Qatar will welcome the world in November of this year when we host the FIFA World Cup. The challenge we took up twelve years ago required real resolve, determination, a lot of planning and hard work. And here we are today, standing on the threshold of hosting the world’s teams and their fans, and opening our doors for all of them without discrimination to enjoy the football matches and the amazing atmosphere of the tournament, in addition to witnessing the economic and cultural renaissance in my country.”
HH the Amir added: “In this tournament, which will be held for the first time in an Arab Muslim country, and for the first time in the Middle East in general, the world will see that one of the small and medium-size countries is able to host global events with exceptional success, in addition to its ability to provide a spacious ambience for diversity and constructive interaction between peoples.”
Source: Government of Qatar