1 week BSP’s financial inclusion thrust gets 20 gov’t agencies’ backing Inquirer
Twenty key government agencies led by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) have agreed to push for greater financial inclusion among Filipinos by promoting digital payments among consumers as well as in their transactions with stakeholders. In a statement, the central bank said the Financial Inclusion Steering Committee (FISC) chaired by BSP Gov. Benjamin Diokno convened recently and agreed to use financial technology as an imperative for financial inclusion in the new economy, and to collectively shepherd statutory issuances that can liberalize the use of satellites and services to address the challenges in internet connectivity. To further catalyze broader adoption ... more