Pakistani PM visits FIFA World Cup 'Stadium 974' in Doha

08:16 PM | 24 Aug, 2022
Pakistani PM visits FIFA World Cup 'Stadium 974' in Doha
Source: PML-N (Twitter)

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited FIFA World Cup ‘Stadium 974’ in Qatar’s capital as Doha set to host the extravaganza for the very first time.

A statement issued by PM Office said the premier appreciated the efforts of the Arab nation in establishing state-of-the-art facilities for one of the biggest sporting events.

PM Sharif gets a guided tour and was briefed on the extensive preparations undertaken by the government of Qatar to host the mega event.

He also admired the grandeur of the football stadium and associated facilities, which are prepared in light of the Qatari culture and identity. PM wished the people and leadership of Qatar a resounding success in the convening of the mega event.

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Doha initially sought the Pakistan Army’s assistance for the security of the event. The two sides enjoy close and cordial fraternal ties, deeply rooted in shared faith, mutual trust and understanding, and close cooperation.

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