Apr. 19, 2021

Qatar outlines Covid-free FIFA World Cup amid boycott calls

Peninsula/Politics

The story: Qatar has announced an ambitious plan to ensure that the FIFA World Cup it’s set to host next year will be free from Covid-19. Authorities in Doha believe that such an objective can be achieved through mass vaccinations of local residents and foreign visitors with tickets to World Cup events. This comes as a movement which criticizes Qatar over the reported treatment of foreign workers employed to build the event’s infrastructure is gaining momentum.

The coverage: On Apr. 18, Qatar’s Al-Sharq newspaper quoted Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani as saying that his country “is seeking to ensure that all World Cup attendees are vaccinated"...

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