Crown Prince approves new phase of Dubai Metaverse strategy


Initiative seeks to build the skills of talented Emiratis and build a larger Metaverse community


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Published: Thu Nov 24, 2022 at 8:26 PM

Last updated: Thu 24 Nov 2022 20:28

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of Dubai’s Executive Council and Chairman of Dubai’s Higher Committee on Future Technological Development and Digital Economy, on Thursday approved the new phase of the Dubai Metaverse strategy, which aims to has Implement measures to strengthen the digital economy and enable the use of the metaverse and future technologies.

The Crown Prince said that driven by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, the emirate will become one of the world’s best digital economies and a leading platform. For innovations that can shape the future.

“Through this committee, we will advance the development of technology and futuristic science with a special focus on digital technologies and the metaverse as part of our broader strategy to foster digital growth and innovation and achieve the goals of the Dubai Metaverse.” wants to develop a new model for strategy,” said Sheikh Hamdan.

Sheikh Hamdan approved four key strategies targeting the use of metaverse technologies to deliver government services and a comprehensive study to identify the social benefits of introducing metaverse services will be presented and submitted to the Executive Council for approval submitted.

The initiative also seeks to build the skills of talented Emiratis and create a larger Metaverse community in Dubai that includes Metaverse companies, startups, investors and users. It also includes strategic projects in partnership with private sector players and programs aimed at making Dubai a hub for regional and global metaverse related events.

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The committee also discussed a 100-day plan to implement the Dubai Metaverse strategy and coordinate the work of government agencies and facilitate their contribution to the development of the digital economy.

The new phase of the Dubai Metaverse strategy was approved at the first meeting of the Higher Committee on Future Technology Development and Digital Economy, which was attended by a large number of top executives and dignitaries.




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