As the clock ticks towards the most anticipated World Cup 2022, Qatar has launched a new initiative to introduce Islam to visitors during the international tournament.
According to Aljazeera, new QR codes were added in Qatar hotels guest-rooms that introduce visitors to Islam and Qatari culture in all languages.
QR codes presented in Qatar hotels guest-rooms that introduce visitors to Islam and Qatari culture in all languages.#MarsalQatar #WorldcupQatar2022 pic.twitter.com/gMoNekO4AZ— Marsal Qatar English (@MarsalQatar_EN) November 13, 2022
The “barcode” leads to a page belonging to the Qatari Ministry of Awqaf. The landing page includes an introductory guide to Islam in different languages.
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The code also bears the logo of the Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Islamic Cultural Center, affiliated to the Qatari Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, which launched the initiative.
The initiative is not the first. Last month, Qatar placed several murals across the country with hadiths of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to introduce Islam to incoming World Cup fans.
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The murals, which carries various Prophetic sayings on mercy, charity, and good deeds are located in different streets across the Gulf nation.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is just a few days away, scheduled from November 20 to December 18.
This year’s edition will be the first tournament hosted in the Middle East, the first in a Muslim-majority country, and the first to be held at the end of the calendar year, in November and December.
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