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I have the honour of being with you today to acknowledge the 20-year milestone since Jamaica Deposit Insurance Corporation (JDIC) started operations.
On behalf of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, and by extension the Government of Jamaica, I recognizeand applaud the leaders and cadre of professionals of JDIC, committed to serving the people of Jamaica, for their sterling Performances over the past 20 years.

“Every journey begins with the first step”. The Jamaica Deposit Insurance Corporation (JDIC/the Corporation) in its 20-year journey has ably established itself as the standard bearer for the protection of depositors in this region, actively contributing to financial system confidence and stability as a member of Jamaica’s Financial System Safety Net.

Presentation at a two-day conference, hosted by the Development Bank of Jamaica and the Bank of Jamaica under the theme ‘A Call to Action: Driving Financial Inclusion with Digital Payments’. The conference focused on the benefits of Jamaicans participating in the digital economy and supports the Government’s thrust towards making Jamaica a digital economy.

IADI Secretary General Mr David Walker; Executive Secretary of the Institute for the Protection of Bank Savings (IPAB), Mexico, Mr Raúl Castro, our kind host; President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation and Chairperson of the Regional Committee of North America, Mrs Michèle Bourque; Chief Executive Officer of SEDESA and Chairperson of the Latin America Regional Committee of IADI, Mr Alejandro Lopez; m