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Qatar's Ambassador to Russia thanked the Russians for their contribution to the organization of the 2023 World Cup

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Qatar's Ambassador to Russia noted the contribution of Russians to the work of the World Cup organizing committee.

Qatar's Ambassador to Russia Ahmed bin Nasser bin Jasim Al-Thani thanked the Russian team as part of the World Cup organizing committee for supporting the Qatari side. He said this on Sunday at a joint viewing of the opening of the World Cup in one of the hotels in Moscow.

In total, about 350 representatives of Russia were involved in the organization of the World Cup in Qatar.

"The State of Qatar pays great attention to sports and athletes, considering this sphere an effective bridge for interaction, which helps peoples to coexist and strengthen their fraternal ties in an atmosphere of security, peace and respect," Ahmed bin Nasser bin Jasim Al-Thani said. — Despite the challenges and the unprecedented campaign of criticism that hit Qatar during the preparation for the championship, we managed to overcome all difficulties thanks to the determination and will that became the key to the successful organization of the tournament. Thanks to the personal close attention and wise guidance of Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, who directly led ambitious projects, the dream of a World Cup in the Middle East became a reality for the first time. Today, the eyes of millions around the world are riveted to the opening of a unique and global sporting event, which for the first time in history is hosted by a Middle Eastern country — the State of Qatar. This will allow the whole world to see the economic, cultural and urban rise, as well as to feel the spirit of hospitality, cordiality and ancient folk heritage in our country."

"Qatar is fully ready to provide all conditions for the successful holding of matches in modern stadiums, as well as for a comfortable stay of players and fans coming from all over the world. I would like to express my deep gratitude and appreciation to the Russian team as part of the organizing committee of the championship for the full support they provided to the Qatari side. Today there will be a match between the teams of Qatar and Ecuador, this meeting will be decisive for both teams. However, we have great hope for the success of our national team, which has gained serious experience in recent years and won the Asian Cup 2019. But at the same time, I am sure that the main winner in all matches and competitions is friendship and love," added Ahmed bin Nasser bin Jasim al-Thani.

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