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UAE’s Galaxy Racer brings biggest esports festival to Pakistan - Gulf News

Last updated Sunday, January 9, 2022 08:19 ET , Source: TopWireNews

President Alvi virtually attended, Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum inaugurated festival
Islamabad: UAE-based Galaxy Racer, one of the leading global esports companies, has announced an investment in Pakistan to build the country’s esports and gaming industry, beginning “a new era of tech partnership” between Pakistan and UAE.
The announcement was made following the approval of the zone enterprise license by the Special Technology Zone Authority (STZA) for the company to operate in Pakistan, a country with over 65 per cent young people. Galaxy Racer, which is one of the portfolio companies of Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Maktoum Private Office, announced the venture with the launch of Pakistan’s biggest esports festival ‘Gamers Galaxy’ being held at Pakistan-China Friendship Centre in Islamabad from January 8-9.
A new era of Pakistan-UAE partnership
“This tournament is the first step in unlocking the gaming potential of esports in Pakistan,” said Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum. The collaboration “begins a new chapter in the history of UAE and Pakistan relationship.” Galaxy Racer “is delighted to come to Pakistan and start this journey of technology investment with STZA,” he said, expressing gratitude to the Pakistan government for one-window facilitation. UAE Ambassador Hamad Obaid Al Zaabi also attended the mega event.
Pakistan’s President Dr Arif Alvi virtually attended the ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions. “This is a new era of cooperation between Pakistan and UAE which...

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