Qatar affirms security readiness for FIFA Arab Cup 2021 beginning today

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Officials review security for FIFA Arab Cup 2021.
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  • Security measures are being coordinated with the Safety and Security Operations Committee (SSOC) of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
  • Security for Arab Cub will help evaluate the measures for the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Qatar’s Ministry of Interior has affirmed its high readiness to secure the FIFA Arab Cup 2021, which will be held by Nov. 29 to Dec.18, 2021, in coordination with all security units affiliated with the Safety and Security Operations Committee (SSOC) of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

A total of 16 teams are participating in the tournament for which the ministry said it aims to provide security and safety for fans, players, and the participating delegations, local media reports said.

Chairman of the SSOC for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Major General Eng. Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Ansari said the committee has developed a plan to secure the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021 following the highest international security standards and the application of all security requirements required by the International Football Association (FIFA).

The reports said that the committee has put in place a security plan that employs trained security personnel and advanced security technology.

Al Ansari said this event was an opportunity to evaluate performance and measure the readiness for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Major General Al Ansari affirmed his full confidence in the success of the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021, which is hosted by the country, as it is a continuation of the successive successes achieved by the State of Qatar in hosting major regional and international sporting events, as well as being part of the preparation for the largest and most important sporting event in the world, which is FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

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