Bahrain central bank plans to offer digital Dinar – Sky News Arabia

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DUBAI – The Central Bank of Bahrain plans to offer a digital Dinar through a digital payments platform which will be available around the clock, Sky News Arabia reported on Sunday.

The central bank also aims to gradually raise the share of financing for small- and medium-sized enterprises to 20% of the financial portfolios of local banks by the end of 2025, Sky News cited the bank as saying.

(Reporting by Shakeel Ahmad; Editing by David Clarke)