This came during the twenty-ninth Arab summit in the eastern city of Dhahran and was attended by a number of kings, princes, heads of state and government and representatives of Arab countries. The decision of the university council to support the candidacy of the Kingdom to host the 2026 World Cup “confirms the close ties and the many ties that combine the Arab countries, and in order to support these ties and consolidate them for its good and good conditions and secure its future and achieve its aspirations and hopes,” according to the agency. It is noteworthy that a number of countries preceded and announced their support for the nomination of Morocco, including France and Algeria. Morocco is bidding for the fifth time in a bid to host the World Cup. The vote for the host will take place on June 13, on the eve of the 2018 World Cup.