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Global Esports Federation and Qatar Esports Federation sign 10-year Strategic Framework Agreement

Partnership signals Qatar's long-term commitment to esports development

L-R: Mohammed Al Rumaihi, Qatar Esports Federation; Sheikh Abdulla Bin Faleh Al-Thani, President of Qatar Esports Federation; Chris Chan, GEF President; Paul J. Foster, GEF CEO; Mark Chay, Executive Director, Community and Administration, GEF

The Global Esports Federation and the Qatar Esports Federation have entered into a 10-year Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA), strengthening Qatar's commitment to driving growth in the rapidly evolving esports industry.

Through this strategic partnership, Qatar will join a network of #worldconnected hubs, which includes GEF's headquarters in Singapore, as well as ongoing developments in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania, and across the Middle East and Africa.

“This Strategic Framework Agreement marks a major milestone that underscores Qatar's commitment to the development of esports. We look forward to supporting and collaborating with Qatar, leveraging their innovative spirit to contribute to the future growth and advancement of esports.”
Chris Chan, President of the GEF

“Our partnership with the Global Esports Federation through this agreement signifies Qatar's commitment to driving growth in esports. Together with the GEF’s global community, we are poised to take our esports ambitions to new heights, aligning with our digital economic growth strategy. Qatar is excited to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of this thriving industry.”
Sheikh Abdulla Bin Faleh Al-Thani, President of Qatar Esports Federation

The signing of the SFA was a highlight during a luncheon hosted by the GEF President, Chris Chan, during the inaugural Olympics Esports Week in Singapore.

This partnership demonstrates Qatar's vision to position esports and its related sectors at the forefront of the nation's digital economic growth, capitalizing on the remarkable and sustained expansion of the esports landscape.

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