ISSUANCE OF THE “STRATEGIES FOR ADOPTING DLT/ BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES IN ARAB COUNTRIES"
The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) issued a Policy Guide on “Strategies for Adopting DLT/ Blockchain Technologies in Arab Countries” prepared by the Arab Regional Fintech Working Group (WG), which AMF has its technical secretariat. The guide is being issued in the framework of the Fund's endeavours to promote awareness of the requirements for developing Fintech industry and supporting digital financial transformation efforts in Arab countries.
The guide aims to provide policy directions on how to adopt these technologies in the financial sector, how to employ them properly, the related pre-requisites; thereby improving the efficiency of financial and banking services and enhancing support for digital financial transformation and financial inclusion efforts. The guide elaborates on the various types of Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) and blockchain, clarifies common myths and misconceptions about them, highlights their governance methodologies, and the initiatives of different countries in adopting these technologies and how to formulate national strategies.
The Guide is available trough this link