India aims at developing tech driven regulatory framework for cryptocurrency during G20 presidency: Sitharaman

WASHINGTON: India is aiming at developing standard operating procedures for cryptocurrency during its G20 presidency next year, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said, underlining that all countries want the technology to survive but not be misutilised.
“That (crypto) will also be part of India’s thing (agenda during G-20 presidency),” Sitharaman told a group of Indian reporters on Saturday before concluding her trip to Washington DC to attend the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
India will assume the Presidency of the G20 for one year from December 1, 2022 to November 30, 2023. Under its Presidency, India is expected to host over 200 G20 meetings across the country, beginning December 2022.
Sitharaman has been making a strong case for global regulation of cryptocurrencies to tackle the risks on money laundering and terror funding….

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