Turkey to use blockchain-based digital identity for online public services

Turkey to use blockchain-based digital identity for online public services

Source: Cointelegraph Turkey plans to use blockchain technology during the login process for online public services. E-Devlet, Turkey’s digital government portal used to access a wide range of public services, will use a blockchain-based digital identity to verify Turkish citizens during login. Fuat Oktay, the vice president of Turkey, announced during the Digital Turkey 2023 […]

Turkish Central Bank Runs First CBDC Tests

Turkish Central Bank Runs First CBDC Tests

Source: Coindesk The Central Bank of Turkey (CBRT) has conducted the first tests of its Turkish digital lira. According to a statement released on Thursday, the CBRT successfully carried out the first payment transactions on its central bank digital currency (CBDC) network as part of an initial test phase. “In the first quarter of 2023, […]

Central Bank of Turkey Plans to Launch a CBDC in 2023

Central Bank of Turkey Plans to Launch a CBDC in 2023

Source: Coindesk Turkey is poised to launch a central bank digital currency (CBDC) next year. Turkey’s Presidential Annual Program for 2023, presented on Monday by the Presidential Strategy and Budget Directorate, contains the discussion of a central bank digital currency. The announcement came a year after Turkey’s central bank announced in September 2021 that it […]