- Citizens can propose policies directly to the Mayor of Seoul through “Metaverse Seoul”.
- “Metaverse Seoul” to provide services including economy, education and management.
- The Seoul government spent nearly $1.6 million for the first phase of the Metaverse platform.
In a first of its kind, the Seoul Metropolitan Government has decided to present its administrative public policies via a virtual platform, “Metaverse Seoul”. Reports reveal that through the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s “Metaverse Seoul,” one can also propose policies directly to Seoul Mayor, Oh Se-hoon.
The city government announced that “Metaverse Seoul” will provide its administrative services to sectors such as economy, education, taxation, and administration. “Metaverse Seoul” will expand its municipal administrative services in three phases between 2025-2026.
At a recent press conference at Seoul City Hall, Mayor Oh Se-hoon’s avatar launched “Metaverse Seoul”. Metaverse Seoul has a section called “Book Reading Seoul Plaza” for reading e-books or playing games. One can drop their suggestions and meet Mayor Oh at the Virtual Mayor’s Office.
Metaverse Seoul also helps entrepreneurs socialize with fintech companies in a virtual Fintech lab. The metaverse platform also has a corporate support center, where experts provide advice in areas such as startup, legal, and human resources.
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The Seoul government’s publication of virtual public service delivery via “Metaverse Seoul” appeared for the first time in the Coin Edition.