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Gulf Qatari Classic Cars Association becomes member of FIVA


Gulf Qatari Classic Cars Association Board Chairman Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani and Vice Chairman Omar Hussein Al Fardan at the Qatar Classic Car Exhibition 2021, which concluded yesterday.

Doha: The Gulf Qatari Classic Cars Association is now a member and official representative of the country within the International Federation of Vintage Vehicles (FIVA) or International Federation of Vintage Cars.

The decision was unanimously approved by the FIVA General Assembly on Thursday at an assembly in Munich, Germany.

Gulf Qatari Classic Cars Association Board Chairman Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani said: “We are delighted today to usher in a new phase in the future of the Gulf Qatari Classic Car Association. This decision will propel this incredibly important industry further and help us achieve greatness in the years to come. “

“We will work tirelessly to achieve harmonious cooperation with the International Federation and work with it to organize joint events, which in turn will enrich and elevate the vintage car industry in Qatar,” he added.

The vice-president of the board of directors of the association Omar Hussein Al Fardan welcomed the decision of FIVA, stressing that it will lead to the activation of new strategic mechanisms and pioneering creative ideas that will have a great impact on the association. in the years to come.

“The association aims to benefit from the expertise of the federation by actively participating in the important events it organizes”, he explained.

FIVA is a global non-profit organization dedicated to the protection, preservation and promotion of classic vehicles. Founded in 1966, it is active in more than 70 countries and represents millions of vintage car enthusiasts around the world. Since 2017, the World Classics Car Organization has been a partner of Unesco. It also has an advisory role, representing the world’s automotive heritage and associated culture.