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2022 World Cup: Qatar donates equipment to Ghana

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Qatar, as part of the 2022 World Cup Legacy project has donated equipment to the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS).

The gesture also supports Ghana’s organisation and hosting of the just-ended 13th African Games, Accra 2023, which was a resounding success.

The equipment included Samsung mobile phones, HP Laptops, media working tables, office desks, swivel chairs and task chairs.

At the presentation ceremony, the Charge d’affaires of the Embassy of Qatar, Mohammed Hamad Al Marri, underscored the need to strengthen the bond between the two countries and expressed willingness to continue with the excellent cooperation.

He said Qatar had a great interest in sports and other sectors, stressing that the value of sports to national, regional and international development could not be overemphasised.

He also revealed that the donation was to help develop sports infrastructure, especially in the organisation and hosting of the African Games.

The Charge d’affaires of the Embassy of Qatar congratulated Ghana for hosting a successful event and wished for further progress and prosperity in the area of sports development.

Receiving the equipment, the Minister for Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif, expressed his profound gratitude to the Emir of Qatar, the Minister of Culture and Sports of Qatar and other key players for the kind gesture in supporting Ghana with various equipment.

He indicated that Ghana and Qatar had enjoyed mutual and long-lasting relationship which the donation was a testament.

The Minister added that he had submitted a proposal to the Qatari people to scale up cooperation between the two states and establish the Ghana-Qatar legacy project which would help enhance Ghana’s sports infrastructure.