Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke, is hailing the LYNK system as a key tool that will allow the unbanked and underbanked in Jamaica to safely and securely access finance and finance technology.
Dr. Clarke who was speaking at the launch of the LYNK ABM feature yesterday, says the COVID-19 pandemic and the country’s attempt to relieve pressure on the most vulnerable in society, highlighted how those who are unbanked and underbanked suffer by falling through the cracks.
Dr. Clarke noted that the use of cash especially in the 21st century is inefficient and unsafe especially when paying salaries.
He says the government will be looking to pay some workers through the system
Finance Minister Nigel Clarke.