H.E. Mr. Riad Salamé, the governor of Lebanon’s central bank, Banque Du Liban (BDL), told a gathering in Beirut the country’s government is examining a possible state-backed cryptocurrency. Mr. Salamé also commented about bitcoin and the future of digital currencies in Lebanon.
Lebanon Readies for an Electronic Currency Future
Mr. Salamé said he understands “that electronic currency will play a prominent role in the future.” […]