UAE to add Braille to its banknotes

The Khaleej Times reports that the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates has announced they will issue banknotes with Braille numerical edges as an aid to blind people. "The move is in response to a tweet posted last month by the UAE Foreign Minister Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in which he urged the central bank to use Braille in the UAE’s banknotes." All denominations of banknotes shall soon be printed with special Braille edges.A date of issue hasn't been named yet: first the best design of this new feature will be chosen.

Steven Tuesday 03 June 2014 at 09:35 am | | news
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