According to a press release dated 18 March 2020, the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus plans to introduce new 20- and 50-ruble notes on 23 March 2020. The new notes are like the preceding issues, but dated 2020, without signatures, printed by Goznak, with additional watermark features and wider
On 21 March 2020, the Bank of Namibia introduced a new 30-dollar polymer note to commemorate the 30th anniversary of independence. The theme of the note is “3 Decades of Peace and Stability,” represented by the smooth transition of power between the three presidents since independence.
New banknotes have been recognised for their outstanding design and security technical excellence with international awards. The awards formed part of the High Security Printing EMEA Conference, which was organised by Reconnaissance International and held recently in Lisbon, Portugal. These recognise the highest levels of achievement in three categories: Best