Iran and Qatar have reached agreements to prepare for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Saeed Mohammad, secretary of the Supreme Council of Free Economic Zones, said  ILNA reported.

Speaking about preparations to facilitate the transportation of tourists between Iran and Qatar, Saeed Mohammad said that we have reached an agreement with Qatar to increase flights between the two countries to 400 flights per week.

"Two cruise ships have been prepared to carry passengers between Kish Island and Qatar, and three more will be made available during the World Cup," the agency quoted him as saying.

He said a passenger shipping line would be launched between Kish Island and Qatar before the start of the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Recall that in 2022 the World Cup will be held. The final part of the championship should take place from November 21 to December 18, 2022 in Qatar. This country will host the World Cup for the first time in its history.

The FIFA World Cup will be held for the first time in the Middle East and also for the first time in the Northern Hemisphere in autumn and winter.

FIFA has received more than 23.5 million tickets for the 2022 World Cup

The International Football Federation (FIFA) has received more than 23.5 million tickets for the 2022 World Cup matches in Qatar during the second round of sales, according to the official website of FIFA.

The second stage of ticket sales based on random selection took place from 5 to 28 April. Fans will be notified of the results of their applications by email from May 31, 2022.

The largest number of ticket applications came from Argentina, Brazil, England, France, Mexico, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United States.

The World Championship will be held from November 21 to December 18.

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