Advisory committee formed on cryptocurrency and mining, including Waqar Zaka
The Department of Science and Information Technology, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has formed an advisory committee on cryptocurrency and mining.
Adviser Science and Information Technology Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ziaullah Bangash has been appointed as the chairperson of the committee while Provincial Minister for Finance and Health Timur Saleem Jhagra has been appointed as the senior vice chairperson.
Members of the committee include Provincial Assembly members Dr. Samira Shams, Humaira Khatun, Shagufta Malik, crypto mining and cryptocurrency experts Waqar Zaka, Ahmed Manzoor and Dr. Wajid, Managing Director Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board Ali Mahmood, Director Science and Technology Khalid Khan, Planning Department.
A representative of the Department of Planning and Development and the Department of Science and Information Technology, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The Advisory Committee will take necessary steps, research and legislation on crypto mining and cryptocurrency.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, after approving the resolution to form an advisory committee on cryptocurrency and mining, sent recommendations to the Department of Science and Information Technology, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and directed the formation of an advisory committee.
The resolution recommended to the provincial government that the Department of Science and Information Technology, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa should form an advisory committee comprising members of the Provincial Assembly.
Also relevant experts for the crypto mining project so that necessary research and legislation on the project could be enacted to make progress.