The European Council has given a green signal to make Qatar as an observer member of the council in order o benefit from the expertise and exchange of security information on stadium rioters and to get the best out of the 2022 World Cup and other events.
The agreement will be signed by Brigadier Ibrahim Khalil Al Muhannadi, Representative of the State of Qatar to the European Council, in the presence of Gabriela Pattani, Deputy Secretary General of the European Council.
Al Muhannadi stressed on the importance of membership in the council. Qatar is also the first non-European country outside the European Union to join the council. He also revealed that Qatar has also applied to join European Council for Security and Integrity Council.
Al Muhannadi explained that Qatar will be an active member of the European Council like other members in two years, before the World Cup 2022. Qatar received a warm welcome from the member countries as the country enjoys good reputation on international level.