Qatar’s World Cup preparations to set new benchmark: US mayors Nov 20, 2019 0 693 12345 Satyendra Pathak Doha Qatar is going to set a new benchmark in the way preparations for a mega global sporting event, the FIFA World Cup, is going on, Bryan K Barnett, mayor of Rochester Hills and 77th president of the United States Conference of Mayors, said on Tuesday. Barnett, who is leading a delegation of seven mayors from different US cities to Doha, said the way Qatar is executing all projects related to 2022 FIFA World Cup is unprecedented.“Many countries have organised mega sporting events like the FIFA World Cup and the Olympics, but the way Qatar is marching ahead with its preparations is extraordinary. Qatar’s early planning and detailed preparations to host a safe and secure FIFA World Cup will set a precedent for future mega events,” Barnett told Qatar Tribune. page 2 RELATED ARTICLES Qatar, Armenia pledge to boost ties Nov 20, 2019 0 1465 Doha Metro’s Gold Line to open for public tomorrow Nov 20, 2019 0 1100 Sheikha Moza meets Armenian president Nov 20, 2019 0 760 Rain lashes Qatar Rain lashed Doha and other parts of the country on Tuesday, bringing down the temperature level. The Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) has warned of more rain associated with strong wind at some places. Qatar slams US move on Israeli settlements QNA/AFP Doha Qatar has rejected the US declaration that establishment of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank do not violate international law. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs .. Food samples test negative for botulinum bacteria: MoPH Food samples taken from the home of a family in Qatar hospitalised with symptoms of food-poisoning did not show the presence of botulinum bacteria, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Tuesday. Samples collected .. PM greets Kuwaiti counterpart QNA Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani has sent a cable of congratulations to HH Sheikh Sabah al Khaled al Hamad al Sabah on the occasion of his swearing in as Prime ..