Pakistan Will Issue Its Own Digital Currency By 2025

According to the Dawn, a local media outlet, Pakistan’s central bank has announced plans to have a digital currency by 2025. Digital Version of the Pakistani Rupee Speaking about the regulation of Electronic Money Institutions, non-bank entities that will be allowed to issue “e-money” for digital payments, Pakistan’s State Bank Deputy Governor Jameel Ahmad told the audience that digital currency is more efficient. He also called on the government to ensure that cybersecurity was a top priority moving forward so that Pakistanis can fully take advantage of recent innovations. While…

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White House Warns Pakistan: Aggression Against India ‘Not Acceptable” as Nuclear Tensions Flare

The Trump White House has come down hard on nuclear-armed Pakistan, warning that its actions are unacceptable in the escalating war games with India. It’s the strongest message yet from the Trump administration as military tension between Pakistan and India threatens to spill over into all-out war. Speaking to reporters on the condition of anonymity, a senior White House official, said: “The terrorist attack on February 14th on India was a demonstration that Pakistan’s continuing provision of sanctuary for any terrorist group is not acceptable.” White House: Pakistan Must Take…

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Pakistan’s First Blockchain-Based Remittance Service Launched Using Alipay’s Technology

A Pakistani financial institution has rolled out a cross-border remittance service based on blockchain technology developed by Alibaba affiliate, Alipay. Telenor Microfinance Bank and Malaysian fintech firm Valyou have partnered to offer the service to that will operate between Malaysia and Pakistan. The service is expected to enhance the efficiency and speed of remittances from The post Pakistan’s First Blockchain-Based Remittance Service Launched Using Alipay’s Technology appeared first on CCN

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