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Fake news: Qatar rejects ‘virtually incorrect’ rules for visitors at World Cup – Doha News

Qatari authorities on Thursday dismissed a viral social media post that appeared to outline rules for visitors flocking to the Gulf nations for this year’s FIFA World Cup as “falsified.”

In a statement, the World Cup organizers noted that the controversial ‘Qatar welcomes you’ graphic has gone viral on social media and caused an uproar since it recently surfaced. did.

Fake rules have been widely criticized online [Twitter]

The Supreme Commission for Deliveries and Heritage said in a statement Thursday that the graphic “does not come from an official source and contains factually false information.”

“Fans and visitors are strongly advised to rely only on official sources of tournament organizers for travel advice regarding this year’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2021,” will be published alongside FIFA.

“From the beginning, the organizers of the tournament have made it clear that everyone is welcome to come to Qatar and enjoy the FIFA World Cup 2021.

“Qatar has always been an open, tolerant and welcoming country. International fans and visitors during the FIFA World Cup will get this first-hand experience,” the statement added.

https://dohanews.co/qatar-dismisses-factually-incorrect-rules-for-incoming-visitors-at-world-cup/ Fake news: Qatar rejects ‘virtually incorrect’ rules for visitors at World Cup – Doha News

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