Kyrgyzstan’s member of parliament Karim Khanjeza on Wednesday has recommended the Kyrgyzstan government to introduce its own cryptocurrency and legalize it for the people. He believes the booming cryptocurrency market will offer technological advancement opportunities in the country and recommends creating a crypto hub in Kyrgyzstan. The country has seen rapid adoption of cryptocurrencies and crypto mining in recent years.
Kyrgyzstan MP Suggests National Bank To Create Its Own Crypto
During a meeting of the Kyrgyzstan parliamentary committee on law and order, fighting crime, and combating corruption, Member of Parliament Karim Khanjeza advised creating and legalizing its own cryptocurrency amid growing crypto adoption in the country, reported local news agency AKIpress on March 30.
Commenting on the growing field of cryptocurrency and its regulation by countries such as India, he said:
“Nothing is growing as fast as cryptocurrency. India has already announced that it will become a global hub for virtual assets.”advertisement
Furthermore, Kyrgyzstan MP considered amendments to the law for facilitating the process of creating and legalizing its own cryptocurrency. Also, he advised the appointment of an authorized government agency to oversee criminal activities and procedures.
Crypto adoption in Kyrgyzstan has rapidly grown in recent years, providing an opportunity to further grow the market in the country by creating and legalizing such a hub in Kyrgyzstan. It will establish the country’s dominance in the region.
In order to establish a crypto hub, Karim Khanjeza suggests assigning highly qualified crypto specialists. He thinks attracting Russian specialists can possibly advance creating a cryptocurrency. Moreover, the control of the cryptocurrency could be put under the National Bank and financial agencies.
“You can introduce your own cryptocurrency and have the National Bank and financial police control it.”
Rising Crypto Adoption in Kyrgyzstan
Crypto adoption in Kyrgyzstan is growing rapidly since 2020. In 2021, the central bank of Kyrgyzstan started developing draft laws for the crypto industry to recognize cryptocurrency trading and exchanges. The government also started realizing the benefits of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.
The rising crypto adoption and crypto mining in the country led to a massive level that resulted in an energy crisis in Kyrgyzstan. By creating and legalizing cryptocurrency, Kyrgyzstan will increase its dominance in the crypto field.