Embodying the commands of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him by making Dubai the best capital for the world economy, and in line with the introduction of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board Executive Director, Dubai Metaverse Strategy, the Government of Dubai has established an exceptional committee specialized in future technology and digital economy under the leadership of His Highness , the Crown Prince of Dubai.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum emphasized that the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum established Dubai as a global center for innovative transformative concepts and working models in the technological and economic fields, through modern technology in various important fields and sectors to advance societies and improve people’s lives. .
His Highness said that Dubai has become an important station for advanced technology and a laboratory for future work models based on the design and preparation of strategies and policies in key sectors, to create advanced economic opportunities that will position Dubai as the capital of the digital economy improves. and provide a sustainable system for testing future technology and applying it on the ground, thus contributing to the achievement of development and prosperity Economically.
His Highness added: “Today we are working within one integrated team to make Dubai the best city in the world and one of the leading economies in line with the goals of the Dubai Metaverse Strategy,” noting that the formation of the Higher Committee contribute to accelerating the pace of implementation and investment in digital economy projects using the virtual world of metaverse and technology. Modern digital to explore new opportunities and bring about positive change in the areas related to human life to achieve the prosperity of various sectors and technological fields and create a better future for individuals and societies.
Members of the Supreme Committee
The Higher Committee for Future Technology and Digital Economy includes His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Dubai Chamber for Digital Economy, Vice Chairman of the Committee , and the membership of: His Excellency Helal Saeed Al Marri, Director General of the Department of Economy and Tourism in Dubai, His Excellency Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, Director General of the Dubai Digital Authority, His Excellency Khalfan Juma Belhoul, CEO of the Dubai Future Foundation, His Excellency Ahmed Abdullah bin Bayat, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy, mr. Malik Al Malik, Director General of the Dubai Development Authority, and Mr. Aref Amiri, CEO of the Dubai International Financial Center Authority, and Maha Al Mazeina, Chief Rapporteur of the Committee.
The committee will undertake the tasks of studying and preparing policies and trends for the digital economy and future technologies, including metavirs, artificial intelligence, blockchain, the next generation of the Internet (Web 3.0), virtual reality, augmented reality, the internet of things, data centers and cloud computing in the Emirate of Dubai, and overseeing the implementation of strategies related to the digital economy and future technologies in the Emirate of Dubai.
It will also determine the future skills needed for the digital sectors, provide advice to the economic sectors on the digital economy, monitor the performance of the digital economy and ensure its contribution to the general economy of the Emirate of Dubai, according to ‘ a unified methodology that promotes the digital economy and thus improves Dubai’s competitiveness in global indicators.
The committee will also oversee the development of a plan to attract leading companies and international conferences specialized in future technologies and the digital economy and build strategic partnerships with entities working in the field of digital economy from all countries of the world work to capitalize on success stories and continue to innovate working methods and develop systems in various vital sectors.
It is worth noting that His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum recently launched the “Dubai Metaverse Strategy” which aims to consolidate Dubai’s position among the top 10 cities in the leading economies in the field of “Metaverse”, and an important center for the global “Metaverse” community and doubling the number of blockchain companies Chain” to become five times the current number after Dubai’s success in attracting 1,000 companies involved in the field of blockchain and “Metaverse” work and support 40,000 virtual jobs contributing to economic prosperity in Dubai by 2030.
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