Vol. 6 No. 3 (2023): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs


Published 2023-09-20


This article explores the rise of cryptocurrency adoption in Pakistan and examines the promising future that lies ahead for this emerging digital asset class in the country. Pakistan, with its cash-centric economy and limited access to formal financial services for a significant portion of its population, has witnessed a remarkable shift in attitudes toward cryptocurrencies. Factors such as financial inclusion efforts, economic instability, and supportive government policies have contributed to this growing interest. The younger generation, in particular, is embracing digital currencies as a means of participating in the global economy and preserving their wealth in the face of inflation. The establishment of crypto exchanges and supporting infrastructure, along with educational initiatives and awareness programs, has further facilitated cryptocurrency adoption. The government's positive approach and efforts to develop a comprehensive regulatory framework have instilled confidence and encouraged individuals and businesses to explore the opportunities presented by cryptocurrencies. Moreover, partnerships with global crypto projects and the potential applications of blockchain technology in various sectors have contributed to Pakistan's promising future in the cryptocurrency space. As more individuals and businesses embrace cryptocurrencies, Pakistan is poised to leverage the benefits of this transformative technology, fostering financial inclusion, economic growth, and technological innovation in the years to come. Cryptocurrencies have garnered significant attention and adoption worldwide, and Pakistan is no exception. In recent years, Pakistan has witnessed a growing interest in cryptocurrencies, with an increasing number of individuals and businesses embracing this digital financial revolution. This article explores the factors contributing to the rise of cryptocurrency adoption in Pakistan and examines the promising future that lies ahead.