The decision has been made!
BILD knows: At the World Cup in Qatar (November 21 to December 18), beer will be served to the fans. Namely in demarcated zones in the stadiums and at the fan festivals.
For months, the Muslim Emirate and Fifa (with beer sponsor Budweiser) struggled to find a solution. Now it’s all about the details. For example, the question of how long it can be served?
Current trend: from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Of course, Fifa sponsor Anheuser-Busch (“Budweiser” beer brand) wants to serve his drinks.
At the moment alcohol in Qatar is only available in bars and restaurants of hotels. And in a supermarket that requires a permit. This is only available to foreigners over the age of 21 who live permanently in Qatar.
It is forbidden to bring friends or relatives who do not have a permit into the Qatar Distribution Company (QDC). The shop also sells pork, but only to non-Muslims.
If you drive towards the supermarket on the outskirts of Doha without this permit, you will be turned away even before you reach the parking lot. After all, there is beer at the stadium from four…