Abu Dhabi launches its official internet domain name
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Abu Dhabi launches its official internet domain name

Abu Dhabi launches its official internet domain name

The domain name is accessible to all citizens, residents and employers working inside and outside the emirate of Abu Dhabi

The Department of Government Support (DGS), represented by the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), has announced “.abudhabi” as the official Internet domain name for the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The announcement was done under the supervision of the Higher Committee of Digital Government in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The domain name will represents the digital identity of the emirate in the virtual world, promoting it locally, regionally and internationally across the tourism, culture and economy sectors. To date, more than 550 names have been successfully registered to the domain.

The move aims at accelerating digital transformation and devising efficient digital solutions and services to facilitate people and business communities in Abu Dhabi.

The domain name is accessible to all citizens, residents and employers working inside and outside the emirate of Abu Dhabi. It is a unique identifier for organisations interested in local business opportunities, as well as events, festivals and fairs hosted annually by Abu Dhabi. Those keen to reserve a domain name may visit www.nic.abudhabi.

Dr. Mohamed Abdelhameed Al Askar, director-general of Abu Dhabi Digital Authority, said: “This initiative contributes to elevating the UAE’s Global Innovation Index status and promotes Abu Dhabi in the tourist, cultural and economic arenas through this distinctive domain name, an attractive factor for companies interested in business opportunities and local and international events and fairs hosted annually by Abu Dhabi.”

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