Jamaica’s PM says register with NIDS or risked being left behind

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is warning that those who decline to register with the impending National Identification System (NIDS) could find themselves left behind in the new digital landscape. Holness was speaking Friday at the launch of the Government’s undocumented registration programme for persons without a birth certificate ‘Operation Birthright’ He said through this $50-million initiative the Government is seeking to have more persons in possession of a birth document which will enable greater participation in NIDS as one of the foundations for a digital society. He noted that banks are moving rapidly in embracing the digital transformation, which “will happen”

Source: https://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/register-with-nids-or-risk-being-left-behind-says-pm/

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