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L&T wins contract for Qatar World Cup stadium

9 Jun 16 A joint venture of India’s Larsen & Toubro and Qatar’s Al Balagh Trading & Contracting has won the contract for a 40,000 seater stadium to be built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The Al Rayyan stadium and its precinct have been designed to resemble the sand dunes that surround the traditional desert tents. The US$360m (£248m) contract is slated for completion by 2019.

L&T Qatar chief executive Dr Jens Huckfeldt said: “It is a matter of immense pride for Larsen & Toubro along with its joint venture partner Al Balagh, to have been given the responsibility to design and build the Al Rayyan Stadium and Precinct in preparation of the historic first Middle Eastern FIFA World Cup in 2022.”

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