Simon Clegg: "I am Delighted that Qatar Chosen to Host 2022 FIFA World Cup"

"I am delighted that Qatar was chosen as host nation of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and I have no doubts that the country will do a great job. I was at the Doha Goals Forum in 2014 and was impressed with the facilities," Clegg told recently on the sidelines of Josoor Institute’s professional development workshop titled ‘Creating High Performance Sports Organisations’.

Qatari-British Relations Discussed

British state secretary for Middle East and North Africa Tobias Ellwood met here today with HR Qatar's Ambassador to the United Kingdom Yousef bin Ali Al Khater.

Qatar- EAA in deal to educate 2mn high-risk children

Two million children in high-risk communities will receive primary education after Education Above All's Educate A Child programme (EAC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) signed a five-year partnership agreement in London. The agreement will benefit refugees and internally displaced children in Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, South Sudan, Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. Almost 30% of the 59mn out-of-school children globally live in these countries.

British parliamentary delegation sees ‘real progress’ on workers’ welfare for 2022

A British parliamentary delegation concluded a three day fact-finding mission to Qatar last week, including visits to the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) offices and a 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ stadium site. Led by Conservative MP Dr. Phillip Lee, the delegation held state level meetings before being given an accommodation site visit at Labour City.

Foreign Minister Meets UK Parliamentary Delegation

The Foreign Minister, HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, met here Thursday with a joint delegation of members of the House of Lords and House of Commons of the UK Parliament, currently visiting Qatar.

HE Premier Meets British Parliament Delegation

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani met on Wednesday with a delegation from the British Parliament on the occasion of their visit to the country.