Farooq Ahmed: Bitcoin in Pakistan
Ep. 98

Farooq Ahmed: Bitcoin in Pakistan

Episode description

My guest is Farooq Ahmed, President of the Bitcoin Association Pakistan. Pakistan is a country of over 200 million people, between Afghanistan and India. I recently released interviews with Fereshteh Forough and Sunny Ray about those countries as well. Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading is banned in Pakistan at the moment, nonetheless the use of Bitcoin and Bitcoin mining is rising.

We discuss:

  • Farooq Ahmed’s personal Bitcoin story
  • The situation in Pakistan
  • Bitcoin’s legal status
  • Trading and holding bitcoin
  • Bitcoin mining
  • Bitcoin Association Pakistan