TNN : Dubai’s metaverse strategy positions city as ‘global pioneer’ in tech ecosystem by Alkesh Sharma

Dubai is home to more than 1,000 companies in the metaverse and blockchain sectors. Reuters

La stratégie de métaverse de Dubaï positionne la ville comme « pionnière mondiale » dans l’écosystème technologique

Plan aims to create 40,000 jobs and add $4bn to emirate’s economy in the next five years/Le plan vise à créer 40 000 emplois et à ajouter 4 milliards de dollars à l’économie de l’émirat au cours des cinq prochaines années

Dubai’s metaverse strategy, which aims to create 40,000 jobs and add $4 billion to the emirate’s economy in the next five years, has positioned the city as a “global pioneer”, offering the world’s most advanced and connected ecosystem where the community can thrive, a statement issued on Tuesday by the Dubai Government Media Office said.

The initiative aims to strengthen Dubai’s status as a “global capital of advanced technologies” such as artificial intelligence and Web3, it added.

Last week, Dubai formed a higher committee for future technology and digital economy that will design policies, analyse trends and supervise the implementation of strategies related to the digital economy and future technologies, including the metaverse, artificial intelligence, blockchain, Web3, virtual reality, augmented reality, Internet of Things, data centres and cloud computing, the statement said. READ MORE