Binance CEO “CZ” on Friday met with the Central African Republic’s President Faustin-Archange Touadéra to discuss education, investments, regulatory frameworks, and crypto adoption in the country.
Binance CEO had earlier cleared his mission to lead the next wave of crypto and blockchain adoption. The expansion of the firm in the Central African Republic will drive massive crypto adoption across the African continent due to the “Sango Project” crypto initiative.
Binance CEO Visits the Central African Republic
Binance CEO “CZ” in a tweet on August 5 announced his visit to the Central African Republic to drive massive crypto adoption. He met with President Faustin-Archange Touadéra to discuss crypto education and investments in the country, raising awareness about the benefits of crypto. The Central African Republic became the first nation in Africa to make Bitcoin a legal tender.
Binance CEO also discussed the crypto regulatory frameworks in the country. He believes crypto regulations help drive crypto adoption by establishing trust in people.
Interestingly, the crypto exchange continues to expand its presence globally, pushing the acceptance of Binance Coin (BNB) as payments through Binance Card and Binance Pay.
Commenting on the meeting with Binance CEO, Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadéra said:
“Impressive meeting today and an incredibly important step for the future of the Central African Republic. Thank you CZ Binance for opening up and sharing some brilliant ideas based on the Binance experience. A truly remarkable moment!”
In fact, the Central African Republic has its own national digital currency, Sango Coin. SANGO is used to raise funds for “Sango Project” crypto hub initiatives. The meeting with Binance’s CEO is a step in the right direction.
The project is the vision of the Central African Republic President to drive Bitcoin and crypto adoption in the country. It will have a digital national bank, the Sango island connecting metaverse and the real world, a tokenization framework for assets and the country’s resources, etc.
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