According to the attached press release, the Ministry of Mines and Geology, the Ministry of Water, Forests, Hunting and Fishing, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development are the departments that will be affected. According to the release, the framework will allow cryptocurrency operations in the country.
The country hopes to encourage wider adoption of crypto. In a tweet, Touadera called the technology a “unique opportunity to economic & technological advancement.” In April, the Central African Republic legalized bitcoin and plans to list its sango cryptocurrency coin on exchanges later in the year.
All over the globe, countries are moving to establish crypto legislation. The European Union will vote in April on a broad-ranging bill that focuses heavily on stablecoins. It is called the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation. In the next few weeks, the U.K. will publish a consultation and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D.Mass.) Roger Marshall (R.Kan.), and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) have recently introduced a Crypto Bill to combat money laundering.