As Qatar began preparing the stadiums and facilities for the 2022 World Cup there was also great interest in the projects. costs of these major engineering works.
What are these important projects? The guarantee, to the public and to all participants in the World Cup, is an extremely high services over all the facilities at Qatar 2022.
At this year's St Petersburg International Economic Forum, which had high profile international participation, Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of the Supreme Committee on Delivery & Legacy said in statements to Sputnik news agency, "The budget is worth about 6 billion dollars for parks and football facilities [5.2 billion euros]. In addition to this and for further development throughout the country, there are other infrastructural investments that will only be used for the World Cup.
"Our main objective is more than just the competition. We are working to develop the country and to invest in this area. For example, the use of transport infrastructure and the work carried out in this area for the metro project. Another advantage of the project is to offer employment opportunities, ”He said.
"Obviously, World Cup and construction activity is taking place which brings benefits to the country and promotes economic activity. "
In order to benefit from Russia's successful experience of hosting the 2018 World Cup, due to the international praise they received for their organization, El Thawady added, “We are always in contact with the Russians to take advantage of their experience”.
Al Janoub was officially opened on 16 May and the Prince's Qatar Cup Final was held. Al Janoub is the second stadium in the World Cup to be completed; the first was the Khalifa International Stadium, which opened in May 2017.