Binance CEO Meets with Central African Republic Leader – President Touadera Says Meeting Was a “Truly Remarkable Moment” – Africa Bitcoin News

After meeting with the Ivorian and Senegalese leaders in July, Binance cryptocurrency CEO Changpeng Zhao revealed in a tweet that he recently met with the President of the Central African Republic (CAR). Some of the topics discussed by the two focused on “education, investments and crypto adoption in the Central African Republic.”

‘An incredibly important milestone’ for RCA

As part of his latest efforts to drive adoption in Africa, Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of global cryptocurrency exchange Binance recently met with the President of the Central African Republic (CAR), Faustin-Archange Touadéra. The meeting comes just months after CAR became the first African country to make bitcoin legal tender.

In a Tweeter in which he welcomed the meeting, the Central African leader described his meeting with Zhao as “an incredibly important step” for his country.

According to Touadéra, during the meeting, which he also called a “truly remarkable moment”, the CEO of Binance shared “some brilliant ideas” based on his experience with the crypto exchange. Touadera added:

Education, investments, crypto adoption in the Central African Republic and the region and the vision of Sangoproject, were some of the topics of the meeting. Better things are shaping up for what is to come.

CZ Meets the Leader of Another Bitcoin Adopter

In a Tweeter Confirming the meeting, Binance’s CEO said the two had “discussed education, investments, regulatory frameworks, and crypto adoption.”

Before his last meeting with the Central African leader, Zhao, who previously said he was on a mission to promote adoption in Africa, met with the presidents of Ivory Coast and Senegal. Meanwhile, the Binance CEO’s meeting with Touadéra marks the second time Zhao has met the leader of a nation that has legally adopted bitcoin. Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele is the first leader from a bitcoin-embracing country to welcome Binance’s CEO.

Meanwhile, despite CAR’s continued efforts to boost the adoption of Sango coin sales, the number of tokens sold was still below fifteen million at the time of writing. This indicates that more than 195 million Sango coins out of 210 million still have to be acquired approximately two weeks after the start of the token sale.

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Terence Zimwara

Terence Zimwara is an award-winning journalist, author and writer in Zimbabwe. He has written extensively on the economic problems of some African countries as well as how digital currencies can provide Africans with an escape route.

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