Over three lakh people in Gulf have registered for evacuation but the government will bring back only those having compelling reasons to return home like medical emergency, expiry of visas and facing the prospect of deportation.
Building work for the stadiums and infrastructure to stage the 2022 FIFA World Cup has continued through the coronavirus crisis even as non-essential retail has been halted and mosques, parks and restaurants have closed
The Pakistani nationals, Mohmad Akhtar, 49, Nadia Anwar, 39 and Nasiruddin, 67, were arrested from the Tribhuvan International airport in Nepal on Saturday, as they arrived in the country from Doha with the fake currency.
Noting that in the last World Cup in Russia, the Indians constituted the third biggest group of ticket purchasers from countries that had not qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Qatar CEO insisted that things would be easier for the Indian fans.
Any move to accept Iran's offer would provide a major boost for the Islamic Republic at a time when the US is trying to isolate the country internationally, but it could also prove controversial in the Gulf.