Türkiye to use blockchain-based digital identity for online public services

Türkiye, previously referred to as Turkey, plans to use blockchain expertise for online public services logins. e-Devlet, Türkiye’s digital authorities portal used to entry a variety of public services, will use a blockchain-based digital identity to confirm Turkish residents throughout login.

Cointelegraph Turkey reportedFuat Oktay, vice chairman of the Republic of Türkiye, introduced through the Digital Türkiye 2023 occasion that residents can be in a position to use blockchain-based digital identity to entry e-wallet utility, Cointelegraph Turkey reported.

Oktay known as the blockchain-based utility a revolution for e-government efforts, including that online services can be safer and accessible with blockchain. Users can be in a position to preserve their digital data on their cellphones.

“With the login system that can work throughout the scope of the e-wallet utility, our residents can be in a position to enter the e-Devlet with a digital identity created within the blockchain community,” the Turkish vice chairman mentioned.

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Türkiye has been saying a number of tasks powered by blockchain for a number of years now, however only a few of them have was realization thus far. The nation’s plans for a nationwide blockchain infrastructure date again to 2019. However, except for some proof-of-concept tasks and the central financial institution digital forex take a look at executed after a number of delays, the fruits of blockchain-based ambitions have but to bear.

Türkiye’s cultural hub of Konya was growing a metropolis coin mission to be utilized by residents to pay for public services, however no additional updates had been shared with the public within the final two years.