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Direct order from president Rouhani to adopt a new policy on digital currencies!

Soraya Nildarar
Written by Soraya Nildarar

The minister of Information and Communications Technology said that the president had ordered the Ministry of Communications and the Central Bank of Iran to hold a joint meeting on digital currencies and to propose a new policy.

In the course of today’s meeting held with the participation of the ministers’ cabinet, Mohammad Javad Azarijahromi talked on the subject of Postbank issuing a digital currency, IRNA news agency reported.

The necessary studies have been carried out, but the central bank has used a banning policy on all digital currencies.

He added:

At the central bank of Iran’s request, Access to all the websites, exchanging cryptocurrencies were blocked through the Prosecutor’s Office.

Azarijahromi added:

A view has recently raised at the Supreme Council of Cyberspace and the Government: cryptocurrencies are not necessarily threatening and that they can create opportunities.

Azerijahromi pointed to the president’s order to hold a meeting with the central bank and said:

The newly appointed president of the central bank is involved with fixing the currency rate in Iran, but we will try to hold this joint meeting next week and make a decision.

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