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Qatar sets up 2022 World Cup Committee

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The Emir, H. H. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani on Thursday formed a Supreme Committee for Qatar 2022 and announced its board of directors to oversee the organisation of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The Heir Apparent, H. H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and head of Qatar’’s Olympic Committee, is chairman of the board. H. H. Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad

Al Thani, who is the Emir’’s Personal Representative, is the deputy chairman.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Thani, who was chairman of the Qatar Bid Committee, has been named a board member along with the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H. E. Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al Thani and Minister of Economy and Finance H. E. Yousuf Hussein Kamal.

Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning H E Sheikh Abdurrahman bin Khalifa bin Abdul Aziz Al Thani and Director-General of the General Secretariat for Development and Planning H E Sheikh Hamad bin Jabor bin Jassim Al Thani were also included.

The board has been authorised to form a wider Local Organising Committee and other sub-committees.
The term of the members of the board shall be four years and can be renewed for a similar period. Hassan Abdullah Al Thawadi has been appointed the Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee of Qatar 2022.

Source: Peninsula

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