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Report: Qatar to Spend $200 Billion Ahead of World Cup

According to the AP, a new report from Deloitte, a consultancy firm, says that Qatar plans to spend up to $200 billion over the next decade in preparation for hosting the World Cup in 2022. The report, released on Tuesday, says that $140 billion will be spent on transportation infrastructure, including a new airport, roads and a metro system capable of dealing with the 400,000 fans expected to descend on the Middle Eastern country for the month-long tournament.

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