Lykke Partners With Bangladesh Government


Lykke, a Swiss organization developing a marketplace for exchanging all types of financial assets, has announced a partnership with the government of Bangladesh to digitize public services using blockchain technology.

The agreement was signed with Access to Information Programme of the Prime Minister’s Office of Bangladesh at the International Seminar on South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Innovation of Public Services in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Jan. 10

Richard Olsen, Lykke founder and CEO, said in a statement, “Lykke is honored to partner with Bangladesh and proud to play a role in this transformative effort. Blockchain technology holds the potential to reduce the time, cost and effort required to access vital public services online, including financial services, but also identification, land records and so on. We believe that this will truly accelerate many of the advancements that the Government of Bangladesh has already made in these areas. It can also help to establish a model for other countries to emulate.”

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