India's Vice-President meets world leaders at Qatar World Cup
Indian Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has met world leaders on the sidelines of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
"Hon'ble Vice President, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar meeting with world leaders on the sidelines of FIFA World Cup 2022 at the Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar today," tweeted the Vice President of India.
He met the President of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh; the President of Liberia, George Weah; the President of Senegal, Macky Sall; the Vice President of Ecuador, Alfredo Borrero and the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Najib Mikati.
Dhankar also met UN chief, Antonio Guterres, FIFA President Gianni Infantino and IOC President, Thomas Bach.
"In a conversation with the UN Secretary-General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino and IOC President, Mr. Thomas Bach on the sidelines of FIFA World Cup 2022 inaugural in Qatar today," tweeted Vice President of India.
VP Dhankhar's trip to Doha to attend the FIFA World Cup is a strong message of the close ties enjoyed between India and Qatar, said Deepak Mittal, Ambassador of India to the state of Qatar.
"It is a remarkable moment for the region and in Qatar. This is the first time that the World Cup is being held in this part of the World and so close to India. India being represented and the Vice President's visit is a very strong message of very close ties enjoyed between India and Qatar," he said.