Ahmadinejad with Qatari Emir (September 2010)
"2022 World Cup and Qatar's hosting for the matches is a great event which could promote quality of football in Persian Gulf neighboring states and the Middle East," Ahmadinejad told Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani in a phone call.
Ahmadinejad also expressed Iran's readiness to help Qatar hold matches as good
Qatari Emir on his part called Iran an "influential" and "important" country which has got access to considerable development and employment of its experiences benefit regional nations.
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