Central bankers and senior finance officials from the Commonwealth are set to discuss bitcoin and digital currencies within the context of global remittances during a meeting tomorrow.
The event is part of a two-day gathering of officials from the intergovernmental organization on 6th and 7th October.
Bitcoin and digital currencies will be discussed within the context of a meeting on "maximising the potential of remittances, a significant source of external finance for many developing countries", according to the Commonwealth.
Bangladesh Central Bank governor Aitur Rahman is set to chair tomorrow’s meeting, according to Commonwealth Secretariat spokesperson Hannah Murphy.
Murphy told CoinDesk:
The organization said in a press statement that other topics up for discussion include tax evasion, money laundering and terrorist financing during the two-day event.
A statement from the group is expected to be released after the conclusion of the meeting.
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