Kelantan launches gold dinar


Kelantan paved the way to become the first state to introduce the gold dinar and silver dirham currency today.

Speaking when launching the syariah currency, Menteri Besar Kelantan Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat said the state would strive to expand the use of gold dinar and silver dirham in all transactions, including paying civil servants’ remuneration.

However, there are still many technicalities that had to be addressed by the state government, he told reporters after launching the gold dinar and silver dirham here today.

The gold dinar and silver dirham is managed by Kelantan Gold Trade (KGT), a subsidiary of Kelantan Menteri Besar Incorporated (PMBK).

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