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Turkey eyes further investments in Qatar ahead of 2022 World Cup

The trade volume between Qatar and Turkey is expected to grow 10-15 percent this year. The trade between the two country reached $700m in 2016 said Fikret Ozer, Ambassador of Turkey to Qatar. “In the last few years, the trade between the two countries have grown in the range of …

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First pitch for Qatar 2022 registers are record, lays down turf in less than 14 hours

An announcement made by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) revealed that the first pitch for Qatar 2022 registered a new record in laying down the turf at The Khalifa International Stadium in 13 and a half hours. It may be noted that the Khalifa International Stadium (KIS) …

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Construction of Lusail Stadium commences

Construction on the venue of the final game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the Lusail Stadium has begun, the stadium will have a capacity of 80, 000 when completed, tournament organisers said. The stadium is expected to be ready by 2020 and is located 20 kms to the North …

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Construction of Al Bayt stadium completed by 40%

Almost 40 per cent of the construction work of one of the 2022 FIFA World Cip venues, the Al Bayt Stadium, has been completed. Dr. Nasser al-Hajeri, Aspire Zone Foundation project director for Al Bayt Stadium – Al Khor City, explained that work on the site is progressing on schedule, …

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FIFA poised to seal Qatar Airways deal

FIFA could seal a major partnership deal with Qatar Airways within weeks, a source said yesterday, the same day football’s world body announced a $369mn loss. “We hope to confirm it in the next few months, perhaps before the congress in Bahrain (May 10-11),” the source close to FIFA said …

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Al Mohannadi Won An Appeal Against FIFA Ban

Saoud Al Mohannadi, who is a Qatari and Asian soccer official, won an appeal against a one-year ban that prohibited him from standing for a place on the FIFA council, soccer’s governing body said. Al Mohannadi is a vice-president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Qatar Football Association (QFA). …

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Qatari Official Wins His Appeal Against A One Year Ban.

Al-Mohannadi, a vice-president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Qatar Football Association (QFA), has won an appeal against a one year ban which had disallowed him from standing for a place on the FIFA Council. He was suspended by FIFA’s ethics watchdog after failing to cooperate as a witness …

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Human Right’s Firm Finds Significant Progress In Workers’ Welfare

    According to the first Annual External Compliance report on the 2022 FIFA World Cup construction sites by Qatar has made “significant progress” in improving workers’ accommodation and safety at construction sites since the Workers’ Welfare Standards were introduced and the contractors demonstrated an “impressive ability to improve”, The …

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Independent Human Rights Audit Recognizes High Compliance At 2022 Projects

Independent human rights experts responsible for auditing the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy’s (SC) Workers’ Welfare Standards (WW Standards), Impactt Ltd – have identified high levels of compliance in many areas. The information is provided in the first Annual External Compliance report on 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar construction …

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Qatar In Talks With FIFA To Host Club World Cup

Qatar is in talks with FIFA to host several other major international tournaments including the Club World Cup currently held by Real Madrid. The Gulf state could be the venue for the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups. Qatar is looking for test events in order to try out the multi-billion …

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