Doha Centre for Media Freedom (DCMF) visited the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy to discuss how Qatar’s successful bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup will continue to impact the media in Qatar the importance of the event to achieving Qatar’s National Vision for 2030.
A delegation from the centre, led by acting director general, Abdulrahman Al-Obaidan, visited the committee to learn more about the legacy related to the bid, and discuss possible ways to cooperate in the future.
Officials spoke about the committees vision: “To successfully deliver all infrastructure and host country planning and operations required for Qatar to host an amazing and historic FIFA World Cup which accelerates progress towards achieving national development goals and creates a lasting legacy for Qatar, the Middle East, Asia and the world”
They also outlined the five major tenets of the legacy; unity, sustainability, legacy, innovation and quality.
DCMF staff learnt about the stadium plans for the tournament, as well as the various sustainability and community initiatives that have already been launched and will continue beyond the World Cup.
Head of communications for the Supreme Committee, Fatima Al-Nuaimi expressed her appreciation for the centre’s visit, and spoke about the committee’s work aimed at members of the media and their efforts to engage with as many stakeholder as possible to ensure that they are able to work successfully within the community in a sustainable manner.