Government officials in Kazakhstan have approved regulations that will govern interactions between authorized coin trading platforms and traditional financial institutions. The new rules will allow registered cryptocurrency exchanges to have bank accounts in the country.
Pilot Project to Develop Kazakhstan Into Regional Crypto Hub
Regulations allowing crypto exchanges registered at the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) to be serviced by second-tier banks in Kazakhstan have been adopted by a working group comprised of representatives of the Ministry of Digital Development, the central bank, financial regulators, as well as members of the financial and digital asset sectors, the ministry announced.
The initiative is part of a project aimed at introducing a regulatory framework that will facilitate the development of Kazakhstan’s potential as a regional crypto