June 29th, 2014
The Central Bank of Kuwait, launched Sunday, trading of banknotes of the sixth version of the Kuwaiti dinar, in conjunction with the holy month of Ramadan.
It uses the new version of the currency most attributes only faith and inherent in printing banknotes, including changing colors, geometric forms. This version allows for the blind identification of banknote through touch.
But in economic terms, does not affect a banknote of the sixth version of the Kuwaiti dinar for trading, suitability or value of the fifth issue papers currently circulating, but retain the power of exoneration as legal tender until the decision of withdrawal from circulation later, to be officially announced at the time.
He was Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait, Mohammed Al-hashel, held a press conference last month, may, during which reviewed the many advantages of the new version.
The hashel that «the new version reflects in its formal and technical and security specifications, the Central Bank is keen to make sincere efforts to keep up with the latest global developments in the design and production of banknotes ".