Iran Ready to Help Qatar Host Asian Games

A02293608.jpgSpeaking in a meeting with the Qatari Ambassador to Tehran, Ali Abadi said Tehran is pleased to witness that Asian games are hosted by the Muslim country of Qatar and further expressed the hope that Doha would bring more honor and glory to the Islamic countries through efficient arrangement and hosting of the 15th Asian games.

He further pointed to the desirable logistics of the games provided by Qatar, and said that Iran is also endeavoring to be a good host to the torch of the games, which is due to be carried in the cities of Mashhad, Isfahan and Tehran.

For his part, Qatari Ambassador to Tehran Salih Ibrahim al-Kavari wished success for the Iranian athletes in the 15th Asian games and extended an invitation to Ali Abadi to take a trip to Qatar to visit the sports centers, installations and facilities his country has provided for the games.

The diplomat also informed of an incoming official invitation to be extended to the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to attend the inauguration ceremony of the 15th Asian games.

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