7 October 2022
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Economy announced a new headquarters in Metaverse.
According to sources, the UAE Minister of Economy Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri during the Dubai Metaverse Assembly, with the minister said “this is not a proof of concept, this is our third address” before giving a live tour of the virtual headquarters.
The headquarters will be a multiple-story building, each serving a different purpose. Visitors need to take a ticket, which will prompt a “customer happiness center employee” to join the Metaverse and interact with the visitor.
The new headquarters will complement the ministry’s two existing offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, allowing the ministry to make digital services a bigger part of its operations following directives to do so from UAE leadership.
The headquarters also contains an auditorium that can facilitate virtual conferences and other events and meeting rooms that allow users to share a screen.
It also includes an auditorium that can facilitate virtual conferences and other events and meeting rooms that allow users to share a screen.
The announcement follows Dubai’s government's Metaverse strategy revealed on Jul. 18, which aims to create virtual 40,000 jobs by 2030 and support the government’s vision of increasing the number of blockchain companies to five times the current number.
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