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National Bank of Moldova to organize events on MDL

11:20 | 25.11.2021 Category: Economic

Chisinau, Nov. 25 / MOLDPRES /- The National Bank of Moldova (BNM) will hold several events on 29 November to mark the 28th anniversary of the Moldovan leu.

"The circulation 28 years ago of the national currency - the Moldovan leu - has become part of our history along with other state attributes that determine us as a sovereign and independent country. The national currency is not only an attribute of the state, but plays a very important role in the economy. Increasing the quality of the national currency and the level of use of non-cash payments is one of the strategic objectives of the BNM ", BNM Governor Octavian Armașu said.

This year, the start of the anniversary will be given by a festive event for the launch of commemorative and jubilee coins, which will take place at the National Library of the Republic of Moldova.

Also on Monday, at the museum of the National Bank of Moldova, between 13.00 and 17.00, there will be an exhibition, where visitors will be able to get acquainted with the history of the national currency. In order to comply with the sanitary norms, the access of 10 people in a group will be allowed, who will present the vaccination certificate or the negative Covid-19 test, except for the children. All participants will wear a protective mask. A visit will take 30 minutes. Those interested can register at the email address [email protected] before 28 November 2021.

On the same day, students from the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences at the State University of Moldova will participate in a training workshop entitled How money gets into circulation. At the same time, central bank experts will report on the security features of the national currency.

The Moldovan leu was set out into circulation on 29 November 1993, and for 28 years it has been constantly modernized.

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