DOHA: H H The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met at his office In Al Bahr Palace on Sunday with the President of International Football Federation (FIFA) Joseph Blatter.
The meeting dealt with Qatar-FIFA relations and the prospects of
The meeting also, addressed a number of topics related to Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the latest developments thereon and the efforts being excreted in the field of labor rights in addition to the possibility of holding the international tournament during the months of November and December 2022.
Blatter emphasized the importance of his meeting with HH the Emir,which comes days before the FIFA Executive Committee’s meeting slated for next week in Zurich.
He expressed appreciation to HH the Emir and the Qatari sport sector’s officials on the commitment and seriousness for hosting an outstanding edition of the international event.
The FIFA chief pointed out that he saw major developments, especially with regards to the standards presented by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in its recent meetings with the FIFA Executive Committee.
HH Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Special Representative of HH the Emir, attended the meeting.