Bitcoin Mining Status in Pakistan

Bitcoin Pakistan

On 4th March 2020, the Indian Supreme Court has promulgated a much-awaited decision on the legitimacy of Bitcoin. The order of the State Bank of India which imposed a ban on digital currency is set-aside in this decision. It is a whopping success of the Bitcoin users. This case was filed in 2018 by the Indian Bitcoin community.

On the other side State Bank of Pakistan has also declared Bitcoin as an illegal tender without declaring its pros and cons. It is among one of the reasons stated by the State Bank of Pakistan while banning Bitcoin is that it can be used in fraud (Multi-marketing) and money laundering. These multi-marketing fraud schemes which include Onecoin and Pay Diamond. Bitcoin is regarded as a digital asset in all over the world. Considering Bitcoin, a fraudulent venture like the above-mentioned fraud scheme is inaccurate.

Bitcoin mining Industry in Pakistan is also suffering a lot due to the ban on it. According to my empirical research, Pakistan is an ideal country for Bitcoin mining. Cheap electricity is one of the fundamental requirements for bitcoin mining which is easily available in the areas of KPK and SWAT. There are hydro turbines on the mountains of SWAT owned by private enterprises. Therefore, electricity is easily available in these areas at affordable prices. The cold weather in these areas is also favorable for the Bitcoin mining industry.

The government of Pakistan should immediately revisit its policy on Bitcoin mining and regulate it. An unjustified ban on Bitcoin mining is depriving Pakistan of earning a gigantic amount which can contribute a lot to the GDP of Pakistan.


  1. Nice article about regulation

  2. Ghulam murtazaApril 11, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    Need regulation in pakistan

  3. Hello, kindly guide me how much time would this machine take to mine a bitcoin and what is the price of the machine? Thanks

    • You need 40 pcs of bitcoin antminer 55Th/s machines and you can mine 1 Bitcoin monthly. Price of each miner is 1200usd

  4. Aashir aliApril 20, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    Agar hum bitcoin ka setup lgaty ha usmy bijli ka bill bhut aye ga to humy profit kam hi hoga

  5. Ek normal laptop machine se ek bitcoin hone me kitnay days lagsakte hein aur after mining hum btc ko pkr me kesay convert kerwasakte hein

    • Laptop sa mining ab possible ni. 2010 2011 ma possible the. Ab heavy processing system mining ka lia use hota hain

  6. saleem hussainApril 10, 2021 at 9:42 am

    bitcoin to banned he pakistan main phir aap mining kese kar rahe ho?


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