Economic Vice Presidency Press 11.20.2019.- From the National Superintendence of Cryptoassets and Related Activities (Sunacrip), the president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, requested to redouble efforts so that the sovereign cryptocurrency, Petro, has the same usability to the people that the physical currency.
"Usability is very important, and we can facilitate it. Here are the presidents of Bank of Venezuela, Bicentenario Bank, Tesoro Bank, the Superintendence of Banks and the National Minister of Commerce. This is your task. It may be that there are people who do not have the resources to use Petros on their phone, but we can give them the usability with a card, the Petro card,” explained the Head of State.
The President pointed out that since there are more than 18 million Venezuelans with the Carnet de la Patria, the Petro card could also exist. "We can give Debit or Credit Cards with Petro, that is, build a solid monetary system and boost the usability of the Venezuelan cryptocurrency."