Oct. 09--Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, visited the Dubai Land Department (LD)'s stand at Cityscape this morning where he launched the department's new global three-dimensional investment map.
The interactive application has been designed to make it easier for investors to view projects and developments taking place across the emirate.
At the stand, Shaikh Maktoum was given a detailed description of the map by Majida Ali Rashid, assistant director general and Head of LD's Real Estate Investment Management and Promotion Centre, in the presence of Sultan Butti bin Mejren, director general of LD.
It was explained that the three-dimensional smart device application is an important step forward and one that aims to support the growth of the real estate sector in Dubai, with Majida Ali Rashid discussing how LD is incorporating state-of-the-art technology and enhancing its services to customers across the globe. Shaikh Maktoum was impressed with the new initiative and emphasised that Dubai is always in need of such innovative solutions to keep the city at the forefront of global competitiveness.
Designed in conjunction with Space Imaging, the satellite Imagery Company and strategic partner of Google, LD's investment map is linked to the department's website and works with mobile devices and tablets to provide a three-dimensional display of ongoing and forthcoming real estate projects. It has been brought to the market by LD's Real Estate Investment and Promotion Centre, which is responsible for attracting investments to Dubai.
"This interactive map that utilises the Google platform is a very important advanced step to support growth in Dubai by encouraging investments," said bin Mejren, before the visit of Shaikh Maktoum to LD's stand. "It is a vital new tool allows investors to actually see the projects online.