CBDC and tokenization on the table in Oman with R3

CBDC on the table in Oman with R3

In a Linkedin Post, Bryan D’Souza, Head of Business Development and Partnerships MENA at R3 expressed his positivity to be back in Oman discussing the... Details
The Central Bank of UAE makes first official CBDC transaction to China

The Central Bank of UAE makes first official CBDC transaction to China

According to WAM news agency, as part of UAE’s Central Bank 50th anniversary, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime... Details
Saudi Bank to patent Blockchain system for CBDCs

KSA Bank to patent Blockchain system for CBDCs

The Saudi Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) is working to patent a Blockchain system for smart stabilization for CBDCs and digital assets after receiving a... Details
R3 bolsters its presence in GCC and MENA with the relocation of its Business development manager to Abu Dhabi

R3 Blockchain Bolsters its presence in GCC with relocation of its Head of partnerships to Abu Dhabi

R3 Blockchain is establishing itself more in the GCC and MENA region, with Bryan D’Souza announcing his move to Abu Dhabi as Business Development and... Details
UAE and China Central Banks cooperate on CBDC beyond mbridge project

UAE and Chinese central Banks go beyond Mbridge CBDC project with new MOU on CBDC collaboration

The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) and the People’s Bank of China has signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) to enhance technical and technological... Details
Is R3 Corda financial platform coming to Kuwait soon?

Is R3 Corda DLT platform coming to Kuwait soon?

As many know the R3 team developed Corda the first native private, permissioned DLT platform that is not only secure and regulatory-compliant by design, but... Details
Russian Central Bank to cooperate with UAE on CBDC digital ruble project

Russian Central Bank to cooperate with UAE on CBDC project

The Russian news state agency reported that the Central Bank of Russia is ready to cooperate with UAE regulators to build a system for fast... Details
Bank of China announces MOU with UAE FAB bank on digital currency

Bank of China announces MOU with UAE FAB bank on digital currency

According to a recent Chinese media article, the Bank of China announced during The 3rd "Belt and Road" Summit Forum a list of 369 practical... Details
Mbridge wholesale CBDC project to launch MVP soon with UAE Central Bank

Mbridge wholesale CBDC project to launch MVP soon with UAE Central Bank

In a speech given by Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) CEO Eddie Yue, he discussed the whole sale CBDC ( Central Bank Digital Currency) project... Details
Highest salaries for Blockchain developers are in KSA, followed by Oman, Bahrain and Qatar

Highest salaries for Blockchain developers are in KSA, followed by Oman, Bahrain and Qatar

The Blockchain related job market in the GCC MENA region is growing, and salaries differ between varying GCC countries depending on need, and availability. According... Details