World Cup 2022.. Banning smoking and electronic cigarettes in World Cup stadiums


It was decided to ban the use of tobacco and electronic cigarettes in the eight stadiums designated for the World Cup, which will be hosted by Qatar, starting from November 20 and continuing until December 18.


Qatar News Agency stated, through its official website, that the Sports Partnership for Better Health, which includes the Ministry of Public Health, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the International Football Association “FIFA”, and the World Health Organization, announced the implementation of measures to prevent tobacco and smoking in the 2022 World Cup Qatar to be the tournament. healthy and safe.


In this context, the agency added that tobacco and electronic cigarettes will be banned in the eight stadiums designated for the World Cup, ensuring that fans can enjoy watching the world’s largest football event in a smoke-free atmosphere while sitting in their seats.


The agency continued, “FIFA’s policy on tobacco is in line with the recommendations of the World Health Organization on mega sporting events, which aim to protect the right of people to breathe clean air that is not polluted by carcinogens and other harmful substances.”


The 2022 World Cup is scheduled to start with the opening match between the Qatari national team and its Ecuadorean counterpart on Sunday, November 20, at the “Al-Bayt” stadium.


In a related context, the World Cup anthropomorphic arrived in Doha, the capital of Qatar, today, Sunday, after the end of his world tour in more than 54 countries around the world, on the sidelines of his traditional and last world tour, before the opening of the new version of the tournament in Qatar next Sunday.


There are only 7 days left until the opening of the 2022 World Cup, with the confrontation between Qatar and Ecuador, and the Qatari team appears in the World Cup competitions for the first time in its history.


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