RasGas management and employees along with their families, led by managing director Hamad Rashid al-Mohannadi, yesterday celebrated Qatar’s success in winning the bid for the 2022 World Cup.
Al-Mohannadi said: “This is a very proud moment for the State of Qatar and RasGas. We would like to congratulate HH the Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, the Government of Qatar, Qatari nationals and the people living and working in Qatar.
“We are proud in RasGas that we are celebrating this monumental event in Qatar’s history with our employees. RasGas employees take immense pride in being part of the vision of HH the Emir and this great success making Qatar one of the leading countries in the world.”
LuLu Hypermarkets Group managing director Yusuffali M A, described Qatar’s victory as a truly remarkable and historic achievement not only for Qatar but for the entire Arab world.
“I am sure this will have huge impact on socio-cultural and economic scenario in Qatar. The entire business community is ecstatic about FIFA coming to Doha and should whole heartedly do their best to contribute to making this mega event the best ever.
“It is a glorious opportunity for all of us to showcase the true potential of this region to the world and take the image of Qatar to a new level as one of the most emerging and promising economies.
“After successful hosting of Asian Games there is no doubt about the organizing capacities of Qatar and I am sure the day is not far when the Olympics comes to Doha.
“I salute the visionary leadership of HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani and the entire bid team for this tremendous feat,” he added.