Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Mikhail Fedorov said that he wants to receive his salary as CBDC.
Fedorov also wants to make his country a leading center for digital currencies after running a hugely successful crypto fundraiser during the war.
Ukraine Deputy Prime Minister to Get Salary in e-hryvnia
Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Fedorov told reporters at the World Economic Forum that he wanted to be the first user of the planned CBDC and receive his salary in e-hryvnia.
Fedorov, who is also the minister of digital transformation in the country, ran a very effective crypto donation campaign for the Ukrainian armed forces.
Federov said the following about the CBDC study conducted in partnership with Stellar.
Shortly after the Russian invasion of the country, Federov announced that a virtual asset legislation, crypto tax law, and CBDC law would be enacted.
The crypto donation campaign led by Fedorov raised $178 million in aid.