(MENAFN) Dubai International Financial Centre declared the opening of the DIFC Metaverse Platform on Monday in a proposal to draw technology innovators from all over the world, as reported by Emirates News Agency.
The platform is part of the Dubai Metaverse plan, which targets to record an additional USD4 billion to the emirate’s GDP within the end of this year, back 40,000 virtual jobs, as well as draw 1,000 blockchain in addition to metaverse firms.
The platform also backs the Dubai Economic Agenda’s target of producing financial value worth USD27 billion a year from digital alteration.
DIFC Authority chief executive Arif Amiri stated that “The Dubai government has shown great foresight in introducing a metaverse strategy that has the objective of making the emirate a global hub for technology and innovation.
Adding, “The development of the integrated DIFC Metaverse Platform will accelerate the achievements of Dubai’s aspirations in this sector. The initiative is a natural extension of our Innovation Hub proposition that has shaped the technology and innovation landscape in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region.”
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