Published on November 15th, 2017 | by bitcoin0
Central Bank of Iran Plans Comprehensive Cryptocurrency Policy Review
The Central Bank of Iran plans to conduct a comprehensive review of its policies covering Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
The move was made after the government-owned central bank has announced that it is softening its stance on the virtual currencies.
In a press conference in mid-November 2017, Central Bank of Iran Deputy Director of New Technologies, Naser Hakimi, announced that the central bank is studying Bitcoin and planning to examine its policies about digital currencies.
Cryptocurrency developments in the Middle East Aside from Iran, other countries in the Middle East region are tackling virtual currencies.
In October, the Lebanese Central Bank governor claimed that the Lebanese government is planning to introduce its own digital currency.