Amid LGBTQ activists concern, Qatar emir says no 'discrimination' at FIFA World Cup

Qatar's ruler stated on Tuesday that all fans will be welcomed to this

The Gulf state forbids homosexuality, so organisers had to fight

persuade rights organisations that same-sex couples wouldn't be

subject to punishment at the tournament, which begins on November 20.

Additionally, he emphasized the steps that FIFA takes to protect those who work on World Cup projects

When Reuters contacted the Qatari government for comment regarding the rights groups' claims, they did not answer right away.

Although denying a 2021 Amnesty International claim that thousands of migrant

as well as spectators and other participants, by highlighting the measures that they take.

Over 17,000 fans from 15 countries, including 10,000 from Europe, participated in a YouGov survey last week.