India’s Union Minister for External Affairs, Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, alongside Dr Deepak Mittal, the Indian Ambassador in Qatar, visited the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, which is a 2022 FIFA World Cup venue built by an Indian firm, on Monday.

Hassan Al Thawadi and Nasser Al Khater, chairman and CEO, respectively, of the Qatar 2022 LLC met the ministerial delegation at the stadium and conducted a full tour of the facilities.

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The Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium was inaugurated on December 18, 2020, when it hosted the Amir Cup final between Al Sadd and Al Arabi on Qatar National Day, which was attended by FIFA president Gianni Infantino and All India Football Federation president Praful Patel.

The 40,000-capacity stadium will host seven matches till the Round-of-16 stage during the next World Cup and will function as home venue of…

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