QFA, KFA Heads Discuss Joint Cooperation in Sports Field
07 June 2022

QFA, KFA Heads Discuss Joint Cooperation in Sports Field

Doha, June 06 (QNA) - HE President of the Qatar Football Association (QFA) Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Thani met with HE Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) Abdullah Ahmed Al Shaheen Al Rubaie. The meeting was attended from the Qatari side by Vice President of the QFA, Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mohannadi, member of the QFA Executive Office, Hani Ballan, and QFA Secretary-General Mansour Al Ansari. The meeting comes in line with the distinguished brotherly relations between the two sides and touched upon many common issues of interest to both parties, discussed issues of common interest, which included strengthening cooperation frameworks between the two sides and the importance of activating them in the coming period, in a manner that serves football and provides ways to improve the game in each of the two countries. HE QFA President, stressed to HE Abdullah Al Rubaie, the depth of the relations between the QFA and Kuwaiti counterpart while extending his congratulations to Al Rubaie on winning by acclamation the presidency of the Kuwait Football Association in the elections that took place recently. HE QFA President also noted the scale of the fruitful and distinguished relations between the Qatari and Kuwaiti Football Associations throughout the years, along with constant communication for the interest and development of football in both countries. For his part, HE Chairman of KFA expressed his wishes for the continued progress of the Qatari football project, which continues to reap the fruits of the professional planning established by the leadership of the QFA, HE also praised the vital role of the State of Qatar at the global sports level. The KFA delegation listened to a detailed explanation from the QFA Secretary-General, Mansour Al Ansari, about the mechanism of the QFA's work in accordance with its vision and strategic plan for the years 2018-2022, which has seen multiple successes at all levels. Al Ansari said in his speech that the QFA is working with its institutional partners to facilitate all matters related to football in Qatar through several main pillars, the most important of which is the pursuit of excellence as a priority, through goals and objectives, both short and long-term, to ensure that things are going the right way. He explained that the absolute commitment to transparency and mutual trust with institutional partners at all levels, working with unity and cooperation as one team, and the belief in the culture of winning has led the QFA to achieve its goals and objectives. During his detailed explanation, Al Ansari stressed the role of the QFA's social responsibility programs and its constant keenness to increase participation in football activities in the community, with a particular focus on schools and youth groups and maintaining active communication with the local community and football fans. The QFA Secretary-General concluded his speech by pointing to the increase in the percentage of commercial revenues, which helps create sustainable growth in the long term with continuous institutional development, to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of work. He also stressed the need for active communication with the football community across the world, with organizations and institutions at national, regional, continental, and international levels, to ensure the continuity of developing strong cooperation relations, which are both durable and fruitful. (QNA)