Several Qatari diplomatic missions abroad have organized a wide range of events to celebrate the kick off of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
In Palestine, substantial numbers of fans and masses converged in the showrooms prepared by the Qatar Committee for Reconstruction of Gaza in Gaza strip and Ramallah to enable the Palestinian brothers to follow up the tournament, while hundreds of Palestinian mases gathered in Gaza and West Bank strips in celebration of the launch of the current edition of the tournament in the State of Qatar.
Qatar Committee for Reconstruction of Gaza previously announced that it had dedicated two sites to screen the tournament matches in the Palestinian territories, including Gaza and Ramallah, indicating that the show will continue in those places during all days of the tournament.
In Algeria, the Embassy of the State of Qatar in the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria held a ceremony on the occasion of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament opening in the State of Qatar.
The ceremony was organized in Harcha Hassan Sport Hall designated by the Embassy throughout the whole period of the tournament as free “Fan Zone” for the segments of the entire Algerian community to follow up the tournament events.
The site was equipped with Poetry Majlis to highlight the authenticity of the Qatari heritage, along with open zone for children, in addition to equipping the hall with a giant screen, and stadiums models, where the tournament matches are held, as well as serving Arabic Coffee and a variety of Qatari traditional Qatari dishes.
In a statement on this occasion, HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Algeria Abdulaziz Ali Al-Naama discussed the relations between the State of Qatar and Algeria, lauding the efforts made by Algeria to have a successful tournament.
In Bucharest, the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Romania held a celebration on the occasion of opening the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, with the attendance of a host of officials, athletes and members of the diplomatic corps in Romania amid an atmosphere of joy and pleasure in appreciation for the great feats accomplished by the State of Qatar.
In Dar es Salaam, the Embassy of the State of Qatar in the United Republic of Tanzania held a celebration on the occasion of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 opening in the presence of a host of Their Excellencies heads and members of the diplomatic missions in Tanzania.
In Mexico City, the Embassy of the State of Qatar in the United Mexican States prepared a festival that will extend over the entire period of the tournament on the occasion of the kick off of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The festival was intended to engage the Mexican masses and enable them to follow up the tournament events and have a glimpse of the tournament which is organized by the State of Qatar as a first Arab and Islamic state to host the tournament.
The festival featured a live streaming of the tournament opening ceremony and attended by a plenty of senior personalities in the Mexican government, including the Ambassadors accredited to Mexico, along with the community figures.
The traditional Qatari dishes were served in a tent that was specifically erected for the event which was rich with Qatari and world cup designs that transferred the attendees to the distinguished and unique atmospheres of the State of Qatar that made Qatar 2022 an exceptional tournament which could hardly be replicated.
In Porto-Novo, the Embassy of the State of Qatar in the Republic of Benin organized a promotional ceremony for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The ceremony was attended by HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation of the Republic of Benin Aurelien Agbenonci, HE Minister of Tourism, Culture and Arts Jean Michel Abimbola, a delegation from the Ministry of Sports in Benin, alongside Their Excellencies, heads of the diplomatic and consular missions and representatives of the international organizations accredited to Benin and Embassy friends.
In his remark delivered in the ceremony, Acting Charge D’affaires of the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Benin Hamad bin Dhaen Al Kuwari said that FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament will be unrivalled edition.
In N’Djamena, the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Chad held a ceremony on the occasion of the kick off of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 that included a live streaming of official opening ceremony of the tournament and the opening match with the attendance of a host of officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chadian government, heads and representatives of the Arab and foreign diplomatic missions accredited to Chad, along with the community figures.
During the ceremony, the achievements made by the State of Qatar at all levels to organize this major sporting event were addressed amid the commendation for the opening ceremony, and several attendees underscored that the opening ceremony reflected the Arab and Islamic culture, including coexistence and fraternity among peoples.
In Asmara, the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the State of Eritrea held a promotional ceremony for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The ceremony was attended by HE Minister for Foreign Affairs Osman Saleh Mohammed, HE Commissioner of Culture and Sports Zemede Tekle, and a host of Their Excellencies the ministers and officials in Eritrea, along with several of Their Excellencies heads and members of the diplomatic missions in Eritrea.
Addressing the ceremony, Acting Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Eritrea Khalifa bin Thani Al Zarraa said that hosting this tournament by the State of Qatar is an exceptional event culminated in the efforts of 12 years of the persistent work from the time of the submission of Qatar’s bid to host the tournament, adding that Qatar’s winning of the privilege to host FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 helped accelerate the pace of development and the progress at the global level in the field of hosting the sporting occasions where beneficial works and projects for Qatar and the world were accomplished at the humanitarian and social levels.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs