El Salvador

17th May 2022, Kathmandu

In the middle of the ‘crypto winter,‘ El Salvador, the first country to accept Bitcoin as legal cash in September 2021, will hold one of the largest discussions centered on Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, under the leadership of President El Salvador.

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele announced on Twitter late Sunday night that a meeting of 32 central banks and 12 financial authorities from 44 countries will take place on Monday, May 16, to discuss financial inclusion, the digital economy, banking the unbanked, and El Salvador’s Bitcoin rollout and benefits.

Nayib Bukele TwitterThe president announced that the Nepal Rastra Bank along with the National Bank of Rwanda, Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA), Kenya, State Bank of Pakistan, General Superintendency of Financial Entities of Costa Rica, Superintendence of the Popular, Solidarity Economy of Ecuador, the Central Bank of El Salvador, the Central Bank of São Tomé and Príncipe, Central Bank of Paraguay, National Bank of Angola, Bank of Ghana, Bank of Namibia, Bank of Uganda, Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea, Central Bank of Madagascar, Bank of the Republic of Haiti, and the Bank of the Republic of Burundi, Central Bank of Eswatini and its Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Jordan, Central Bank of The Gambia, National Committee of Banks and Seguros of Honduras, Directorate General of Treasury, Ministry of Finance and Budget, Madagascar, and the Maldives Monetary Authority are among those that will be attending.

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