DUBAI: As Expo 2020 Dubai wraps up, the emirate is making the announcement this week that it will host the world’s first-ever economic summit, the Investopia Investment Summit, in Metaverse.
As part of the World Government Summit at Expo 2020 Dubai, the UAE’s Minister of Economy, Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, will host the world’s first economic press conference in the Metaverse.
“It is great to see Investopia Summit in the Metaverse, and to host the first economic press conference through this virtual world. Investopia’s vision is about the future economies, so launching the Summit in the Metaverse comes in line with this context, which enriches the Investopia’s discussions about the technological developments in the world and their impact on economies and investments,” said Al Marri.
The Investopia Summit is one of the major initiatives launched by the UAE government in September 2021 as part of the ‘Projects of the 50.’
The World Government Summit 2022 will take place at Expo 2020 Dubai on March 29-30. It will hold up to 110 meetings and workshops with more than 4,000 worldwide personalities, government officials, and professionals, as well as more than 500 decision-makers and thought leaders from around the world.
Expo 2020 is a World Expo, currently hosted by Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was rescheduled from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021.