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Posted On: 25 September 2019 09:40 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:05 pm

Ministers visit Khalifa International Stadium ahead of IAAF championships

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In the presence of H.E. Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee of IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, H.E. Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanim Al Ali and HE Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi visited Tuesday Khalifa International Stadium which will host the championship competitions due to kick off Friday.

More than 3000 athletes representing 209 countries from around the world are taking part in the championship.

H.E. the Minister of Culture and Sports and H.E. the Minister of Education and Higher Education listened to a presentation by the Organizing Committee on the accomplished work and preparations, including engineering and logistical aspects to keep abreast of the highest standards for hosting the championship at Khalifa International Stadium with its various facilities equipped with the innovative cooling technology to host the world's biggest sporting event which is held in the Middle East for the first time.

Source: QNA, Image source: Qatar Tribune