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HH Sheikh Hamdan Unveils the ‘Dubai Program for Gaming 2033’

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In a resounding affirmation of Dubai’s tech-driven ambition, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, has initiated the ‘Dubai Program for Gaming 2033’, propelling the city into the forefront of the global gaming sphere. With an unwavering commitment to technological innovation, the program is poised to carve a distinctive path for Dubai’s digital economy, aiming to create a staggering 30,000 employment opportunities within the dynamic gaming sector.

During the momentous announcement, Sheikh Hamdan emphasized Dubai’s steadfast dedication to fortifying its digital infrastructure and fostering a secure and supportive environment for technological advancement. Echoing the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai aspires to solidify its position as a front-runner among the world’s most future-ready cities.

The groundbreaking program, under the guidance of the Dubai Future Foundation, will concentrate on nurturing talent, cultivating engaging content, and bolstering cutting-edge technology. Sheikh Hamdan’s vision is to foster an incubating milieu for developers while attracting leading global tech companies specializing in digital content and experiences. Dubai, strategically positioned to tap into the booming $200 billion global gaming industry, is set to push the envelope further by embracing emerging trends such as VR and AI, promising unparalleled immersive experiences.

Moreover, within the framework of the ‘Dubai Metaverse Strategy’, the meeting witnessed the launch of three pivotal initiatives. The ‘Metaverse Alliance’, a global network encompassing government bodies and tech innovators, aims to drive collaborations and partnerships in the burgeoning metaverse landscape. Complementing it, the ‘Metaverse Guidelines’ seek to establish a comprehensive regulatory framework for metaverse applications, ensuring their optimal integration within Dubai’s governmental ambit. Notably, the ‘Metaverse Pioneers’ program, designed to equip Dubai’s public servants with essential metaverse skills, underlines the Emirate’s unwavering commitment to staying ahead of the technological curve.

In a testament to Dubai’s relentless pursuit of digital excellence, the meeting underscored the impressive strides made by initiatives like ‘Create Apps in Dubai’, ‘Amazon’s UAE store’, and the ‘Metaverse Accelerator Program’, all contributing significantly to the burgeoning digital landscape. Sheikh Hamdan’s transformative leadership continues to steer Dubai toward an exciting future, where technological innovation knows no bounds. Dubai’s digital evolution, under the stewardship of its visionary leaders, promises to transcend conventional boundaries and redefine the city’s global standing in the digital universe.

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