Qatar to hold eco-friendly FIFA World Cup in 2022

Last Modified Tuesday, 24 September 2019 (12:52 IST)
Doha: will host an eco-friendly FIFA World Cup in 2022 with the help of energy and water saving technologies, said on Monday at the UN climate summit in New York.
"We, as a country that will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, vow to hold an eco-friendly championship with the use of solar energy at stadiums as well as special technologies for cooling and illumination, that will save energy and water," the emir said.
In November-December 2022, Qatar will become the first Middle Eastern country to host the FIFA World Cup.(SPUTNI)