The (Watch) Faces of Qatar

DOHA, Qatar — The countdown to the World Cup kickoff on Nov. 20 is being marked all over this small country, from the landmark Clock Tower near the Grand Mosque to the Hublot countdown clock at one of the eight stadiums built for the tournament.

And residents of this oil-soaked nation, which has one of the highest individual per capita incomes in the world, have been keeping time themselves with a variety of personal luxury timepieces.

Fahad Al Obaidly

Head of public programs at M7, a creative start-up hub

Watch: Chopard Chronometer L.U.C 1937

For Mr. Al Obaidly, 37, watches have a special connection to his maternal grandfather, who always advised him to use

→ Continue reading at The New York Times

[ufc-fb-comments url=""]

Latest Articles

Related Articles