President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has proposed to build a large data center for mining cryptocurrencies near the Belarusian nuclear power plant. He stated this during a meeting with representatives of IT-industry in high-tech Park (HTP).

“I was there, the place left. Build the farm and will mine these bitcoins and sell. The more you say, if there is bitcoin, not a problem to sell it”, — said Alexander Lukashenko.

The President also stressed that the government intends to fully support the digital economy.

It is expected that the first unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant will be commissioned in December 2019, and the second next summer.

We will remind, in January in the OEM started cryptocurrency exchange which activity is licensed by the decree “On the development of the digital economy”. The site sells licenzirovanie assets in commodities, stocks, indices, bound to the underlying market value of traditional financial assets — only about 150 tokens.

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