WORLD Xi, Qatari emir discuss World Cup games

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Xi, Qatari emir discuss World Cup games

Xinhua

18:54, December 09, 2022

RIYADH, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani discussed the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar during their talks here on Friday.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, February 5, 2022. (File photo: Xinhua)

Xi wished the World Cup a complete success, saying that Qatar's successful hosting of the games, which demonstrates the country's competence, has injected fresh and positive energy into today's uncertain world.

Tamim thanked Xi's for his good wish for the World Cup, saying that the world today needs the games to learn about the abilities and spirit of the Arab world.

He also noted that Chinese companies built the main stadium for the World Cup, and the arrival of two pandas added to the festive atmosphere of the games, saying that these have become a new name card for the friendship between Qatar and China.

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