Qatar (/ˈkæˌtɑːr/,i/ˈkɑːtɑːr/, /ˈkɑːtər/ or i/kəˈtɑːr/;Arabic:قطرQaṭar[ˈqɑtˤɑr]; local vernacular pronunciation: [ɡɪtˤɑr]), officially the State of Qatar (Arabic:دولة قطرDawlat Qaṭar), is a sovereigncountry located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. A strait in the Persian Gulf separates Qatar from the nearby island of Bahrain, as well as sharing sea borders with the United Arab Emirates and Iran.
A television viewing audience of 484 million in 80 countries across the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, North America and North Africa witnessed Japan defeat Australia 1–0 in the final.
Qatar, India and Iran all lodged interest in hosting the 2011 AFC Asian Cup, while Australia also considered making a late bid. Qatar officially submitted their bid on 19 June 2006, while India withdrew their interest and Iran failed to submit proper documentation for their bid on time.
Qatar was announced as host nation on 29 July 2007, during the 2007 AFC Asian Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. Due to FIFA regulations stating that confederation events can be hosted either in January or July, and July being peak summer heat in the Middle East, it was also announced that the tournament would be held in January of that year.
Travellers leaving Qatar will still have the opportunity to visit our stores at the airport and take a piece of the World Cuphome with them to relive their memories after the tournament has ended.” ... Qatar Airways– and at numerous outlets in malls across the country.
The government has planned and allocated funds for the large-scale infrastructure projects, including new roads, metro, airport, hotels and other tourist facilities, that will be used by teams and fans in 2022, even before Qatar obtained the right to host the World Cup, Nuaimi added.
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QatarAirwayshome airport and hub, Hamad InternationalAirport, was also recently voted the World’s Best Airport 2022, taking home the award for the second year in succession, ensuring that passengers can relax and enjoy their flights knowing they are travelling with the World’s Best Airline through the World’s Best Airport.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also in a statement said that the Islamic Emirate “expresses gratitude to the brotherly state of Qatar for key role played in reopening and operationalizing KabulAirport following the political developments.”.
Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate, has signed a cooperation agreement with QatarAirways in the lead up to Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022. ... As per the agreement, twenty-one (21) daily flights will be operated between the two capitals - Muscat and Doha, to transport sports enthusiasts and football fans to the World Cup in Qatar 2022.