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Turkish president orders ruling party to organize metaverse forum



Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and ruling Ak Party officers met earlier this week to focus on the metaverse, with the president calling for complete analysis on the topic.

Erdoğan has reportedly urged the Ak Party to research the metaverse, cryptocurrencies, and the way transactions are made utilizing them, in accordance to a Every day Sabah report.

At a gathering on Jan. 25, party leaders had been instructed to analysis the phenomenon with vital ramifications for the long run. The financial features of the metaverse, cryptocurrencies, and social media are anticipated to be addressed at a forum that can be subsequently be organized by the ruling party. 

In Turkey, the metaverse is gaining curiosity. In accordance to some stories, 1000’s of digital territories in Turkey, most of that are positioned within the historic former capital of Istanbul, have already been bought in game-based metaverse platforms.

Ak Parti olarak #Metaverse üzerinden ilk toplantımızı gerçekleştirdik.

— AK Parti Bilgi İletişim Teknolojileri (@AKbilgitek) January 17, 2022

As Cointelegraph reported, the Turkish authorities lately met within the metaverse to focus on cryptocurrency laws. Grand Nationwide Meeting of Turkey chairman Mustafa Elitaş then mentioned, “I believe that metaverse-based meetings would be improved expeditiously and become an essential part of our lives.”

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Whereas the Turkish authorities is open to blockchain know-how, metaverse and a state-issued digital forex, President Erdoğan is infamous for his harsh opposition to cryptocurrencies. Final yr, throughout a public Q&A session, he “declared struggle” on cryptocurrencies, implying the nation had no real interest in adopting them.

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