The Qatar Table Tennis Association (QTTA) yesterday signed a cooperation agreement with Iran’s national table tennis body.
The agreement was formalised on the sidelines of the WTT Middle East Hub currently on at Lusail Sports Hall.
QTTA President Khalil Al Mohannadi joined Mehrdad Ali Gardashi, President of the Iranian Table Tennis Federation, at the signing ceremony attended by other officials of the two bodies.
Al Mohannadi expressed his happiness at the presence of Gardashi and the Iran team for the WTT Middle East Hub and the Olympic qualifiers.
“I think that the Iranian team has a high level in table tennis at the Asian level, and this agreement includes many points that will benefit the game of table tennis in Qatar and Iran. We have a very good relations with the Iranian Table Tennis Federation for a long time,” Al Mohannadi said.
For his part, Gardashi expressed his happiness at signing the cooperation agreement with the QTTA.
“We have friendly relations with the State of Qatar and the Qatar Table Tennis Federation,” Gardashi said.
Gardashi praised the efforts made by Al Mohannadi to develop Asian and international table tennis.
“Khalil Al Mohannadi has provided great services for Asian and international table tennis for 25 years, and we aspire to further develop Qatari and Asian table tennis,” the Iranian official said.