The Cabinet has applauded the outstanding and exceptional success of the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on Sunday, which was patronised by His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
The Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani on Wednesday, highlighted the important contents of HH the Amir’s speech delivered during the openingceremony, and the dazzling preparation and organisation of the historic occasion.
The Cabinet hailed the performances, which carried messages of deep meanings, reflected the bright images of the civilizational and cultural heritage of the State of Qatar and the Arab world, emphasised the human dimension of sport and its influential role in uniting people and spreading a culture of peace, tolerance, mutual respect.
The Cabinet said it was proud of the wise policy and directives of HH the Amir, thanks to which Qatar was able to accomplish one milestone after another.
The Cabinet added that the successful hosting of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 which dazzled the world, adds a new and unique chapter to the record of achievements that have strengthened the state’s position,its active role in bringing about 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. The Cabinet mentioned the role of youth who were behind the achievement with their stupendous efforts, thoughts, hard and sustained work for over 12 years to create an environment conducive to organizing the tournament leading to an exceptional World Cup tournament that honors the Arab nation.