The authorities of Montenegro have given the creator of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, citizenship of the country, as reported by the local edition of RTCG, citing the Ministry of Finance and Social Security.
According to the media, Buterin has received the citizenship at the initiative of the Prime Minister of Montenegro Zdravko Krivokapic and Minister of Finance Miloiko Spaic.
The Ministry of Finance hopes that the creator of Ethereum will contribute to the promotion of Montenegro and will contribute to the development of the industry in the country. They officials of the country have also said that they regularly invite various experts in the field of digital assets:
“Cooperation with them is of particular importance for the development of the Montenegrin economy, attracting investment and creating high-paying jobs.”
The government is currently working to create a legal framework for the application of blockchain technologies.