The island nation of Barbados will be the first in the world to open its own embassy in the metaverse, according to Decentraland. This is a three-dimensional space where users interact with each other through digital avatars.
Preliminary, the opening of the diplomatic mission will take place in January 2022.
So proud today to welcome the Government of Barbados to Decentraland, establishing the world's first metaverse embassy.https://t.co/Xu5RjAwhv4
— Decentraland (@decentraland) November 15, 2021
At the same time, the CoinDesk Internet portal indicates that the Barbados government is also working on agreements with other metauniverses – Somnium Space and SuperWorld.
According to the Ambassador of Barbados to the UAE Gabriel Abed, the emergence of an embassy in the metaverse is the first stage in the implementation of the country's economic plans in virtual worlds.