Iranian President Raisi Presented Qatar Football Team’s Jersey
- February, 21, 2022 - 16:20
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani presented the jersey of his country’s national football team to Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi.
The Iranian president arrived in Doha earlier on Monday and was officially welcomed by the Qatari ruler.
During their meeting, the emir presented Qatar’s signed jersey, which is symbolically number 22 on the occasion of the 2022 World Cup in the country, to the Iranian president.
Speaking before leaving Tehran for Doha on Monday morning, Raisi said, “We view this visit as a step toward activating diplomacy with neighbors, Persian Gulf countries in particular, and to use their capacities to develop political and economic ties.”
He noted that expansion of relations with the friendly and brotherly country of Qatar and attending the Sixth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Doha are among the objectives of the trip.