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18 February 2021

Dubai, UAE, 18 February 2021: Dubai Land Department (DLD) is participating in the UAE Innovates Week 2021 that will be held virtually from 21 – 27 February under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director-General of DLD, commented: “DLD continues to play an important and vital role in the UAE’s path towards enhancing innovation and digital transformation through several innovative services that facilitate customer procedures, enhance investor trust, and strengthen the position of Dubai’s real estate sector, which is one of the most globally prominent. Our services and innovations across our various sectors and organisations are also consistent with the UAE’s preparations for the next 50 as well as with the wise leadership’s efforts to rank first in all fields worldwide.”

DLD’s participation in innovation week will feature several innovative new initiatives in addition to services and projects from DLD and its various organisations, including the Real Estate Regulatory Agency and the Registration and Real Estate Services sector. Among the most prominent of these projects are MORE, a well-being certificate, and the building and villa valuation service through the second phase of the smart valuation initiative.

The Registration and Real Estate Services sector at DLD will also hold virtual training workshops for DLD’s customers to educate them on how to benefit from the Dubai REST application and from the smart valuation service with an explanation on the project and the mechanism of using artificial intelligence. The sector will hold two daily virtual workshops over a week, one in Arabic and the other in English.

UAE Innovates 2021 is a national event aimed at consolidating and disseminating a culture of innovation and enhancing community participation in designing and developing experiences, initiatives and future projects, in line with the 50th year of the formation of the union. It will witness participation from federal and local government entities, the private sector, and academic institutions.