Jamaica Gleaner : 2020-06-19

OPINION : 5 : A5


| www.jamaica-gleaner.com A5 THE GLEANER, FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2020 Barbados to introduce National Digital ID system WHAT’S YOUR VIEW? OPINION BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS (CMC): The Gleaner welcomes your views on any issue. Preference will be given to letters of 300 words or less. They must bear the writer’s name, address and telephone contact. If using a pen name, you must state your full name. Your name and address will be withheld on request. letters@gleanerjm.com or Editor, The Gleaner Company (Media) Ltd, 7 North Street, PO Box 40, Kingston, or fax: (876)922-6223 Barbados is working towards introducin­g a National Digital ID system, which could be rolled out over the next six months. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley shared this informatio­n on Wednesday as she spoke about the delivery economy, which has emerged in the COVID-19 pandemic. She stressed that the momentum was there, and Barbados was trying to ensure the completion of the digital payments process within the next few months. EMAIL US: WRITE US: #GLNROPED Editor-in-Chief 23 Orange Street Kaymar Jordan General Manager Garfield Grandison, MSc SANGSTER’S BOOKSTORE Springs Plaza 17 Constant Spring Rd. Tel: (876) 960-8264 The opinions on this page, except for The Editorial, do not necessaril­y reflect the opinions of The Gleaner.

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