The capital city of United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abu Dhabi plans to put its on a blockchain platform according to a report shared with The Block on October 7.
Per the report, the government body in charge of the city’s development has partnered with Indian IT firm Tech Mahindra for the project.
The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities seeks to provide the citizens of Abu Dhabi with a blockchain-based solution known as the SmartHub which will enable land records to be traced and limit time used in the real estate transaction process.
CIO of Abu Dhabi Municipality Ahmad Abdolsamad AlHammadi commented that “The implementation of next gen technologies like Blockchain and SmartHub digital services will help to serve a wider segment of citizens enhancing customer happiness, quality of life and accessibility of our services.”
He added: “This is the beginning of many more services that we plan to roll out during the year,” without providing specific details.