The craze of NFT is growing every day. There is a lot of development going on in the NFT space. NFT sales also reached their record high last year with $40 billion. This year, it is expected to break its previous record by doubling its sales volume. Many countries are also entering this space.
Recently, a university in Turkey has been offering courses in cryptology. Ankara University is the first higher educational institution offering a course on Non-Fungible Token. Many high-ranking government officials attended the newly launched lecture. According to Hurriyet daily, “Senior officials from the cultural ministry and presidential administration were present in the first class on Non-Fungible Token.”
Ankara University starts courses on NFT.
Ankara University was founded in 1923 in Turkey after the republic’s formation. This initiative from the university comes after the Turkish President’s directive. In his directive, he directed the country’s Justice and Development Party to investigate developments on NFT and cryptocurrency.
Ankara University’s rector, Necdet Unuvar, said, “We are happy to teach about NFT and cryptocurrency to our children, but our students are more excited to learn about this.”
Currently, Bura Aryan teaches the “Introduction of NFT” at the university. Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, Zgul Zkan Yavuz, was a guest in the first class. Along with him, the Head of the Turkish Presidency’s Digital Transformation Office, Ali Taha Koc, has also attended the lecture. In the opening ceremony of the class, Yavuz said, “We believe that NFT will trigger artistic skills, talents, and creativity among the younger person. Steps taken by Ankara University to spread awareness on NFT and cryptocurrency are essential for Turkish People.”
Ali Kaha Koc has said that his office is working on many other digital initiatives. He added, “Do not believe that NFT is only a technological issue. It has many legal components also. This will force us to consider how it will affect our business practices.” Koc also mentioned that his department is currently working on a Turkish term for cryptocurrency and NFTs. He also encouraged course participants to contribute to this course with their ideas and efforts. He also announced that he would launch a poll on social media in which he stated that everyone should join and add an alternative name or technology to NFTs.
Why was it announced?
There has been a lot of development going for the NFT and cryptocurrency in Turkey. It all started when the Turkish President announced that they were preparing a crypto law that prompted the move in December.
Other governments are taking steps towards cryptocurrency and NFT. Recently, the Thai government had canceled its plan to impose a 15% tax on all crypto transactions. The world is moving forward with NFT and cryptocurrency. Many countries have now realized that NFT and cryptocurrency are the future and cannot ban them. Instead, they can use it to better finances in the future. Let’s see what the futures hold for cryptocurrencies and NFTs. We will keep you updated with every bit of detail on this news.