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Posted On: 23 April 2020 02:41 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:07 pm

Qatar Olympic Committee submits intention to bid for 2030 Asian Games

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The Qatar Olympic Committee has announced its desire to apply to host the 21st edition of the Asian Games scheduled for 2030, as the State of Qatar is looking forward to continue hosting the major world championships and sporting events.

The State of Qatar hosted the 15th Asian Games in 2006, which achieved great success and formed a milestone in the history of Qatar sport.

On this occasion, His Excellency Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, Chairman of the Qatar Olympic Committee, said: "In light of the full support it receives from the rational leadership, the Qatar Olympic Committee is committed to applying to host the 21st edition of the Asian Games. We are honored to host the Games for the first time In 2006, we believe it is time to apply to host it again to welcome all of Asia to our country."

"Doha today is different from what it was in 2006 and will become more developed by 2030, so we assure athletes, national Olympic committees, fans and partners that the 21st edition of the Asian Games will be held in accordance with the highest international standards."

And His Excellency Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani continued, saying: "The State of Qatar has had the honor of hosting many major sporting events in various games. Therefore, it has gained great experiences in organizing tournaments, in addition to the availability of infrastructure and the best sports facilities to host a distinguished version of the Asian Games, We want to put our expertise and capabilities in the service of Asian sport and through close cooperation with our friends in the Asian Olympic family we promise to provide the best possible environment for athletes to present their best and encourage future generations of young people in the Asian continent. "

Source: Qatar News Agency