FIFA president proposes adopting Arabic as an official language

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (center) and FIFA President Gianni Infantino (right) present Algeria's goalkeeper and captain Rais M'Bolhi with the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 trophy on December 18, 2021. (Photo: AFP)
AMMAN — In recognition of the importance of the Arabic language, which more than 450 million people speak in more than 20 countries, the President of FIFA will present a proposal to make Arabic an official language at the association.اضافة اعلان

This proposal comes after long discussions with partners in Qatar and various others in the Middle East and North Africa and coincides with the conclusion of the Arab Cup.

The Arab Cup saw the participation of 23 teams from all over the Arab world in a wonderful celebration of football, where the values of unity and solidarity were embodied.

The International Football Association (FIFA) currently supports four languages: English, French, German, and Spanish.

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