Qatar’s World Cup chief Nasser Al Khater has stated there can be particular zones on the match for drunk soccer supporters to sober up.
The sale of alcohol in Qatar will transfer from lodge bars to fan zones and outdoors stadiums in the course of the World Cup, which runs from Nov. 20 to Dec. 18. As a Muslim nation, Qatar is just not used to coping with public drunkenness, probably on a mass scale, however has determined to manage the difficulty by making certain there may be an alternative choice to arrests or jail time.
“There are plans in place for individuals to sober up if they have been ingesting excessively,” Al Khater, who’s chief govt of the supreme committee, advised Sky Information. “It is a spot to guarantee that they maintain themselves secure, they don’t seem to be dangerous to anyone else.”
It has been reported that followers who find yourself in a so-called “sober tent” will stay there till they’re sufficiently clear-headed to be launched with a warning. Being drunk in Qatar is just not accepted by locals or authorities.
On the subject of LGBTQ+ legal guidelines inside Qatar, Al Khater stated that no person could be discriminated in opposition to on this respect and insisted homosexual followers can maintain palms.
“All we ask is for individuals to be respectful of the tradition,” Al Khater stated. “On the finish of the day, so long as you do not do something that harms different individuals, in the event you’re not destroying public property, so long as you are behaving in a means that is not dangerous, then all people’s welcome and you don’t have anything to fret about.”