Indira Kempis, a senator from the state of Nuevo León, is convinced that Bitcoin should be legal in Mexico because its adoption could help drive global financial inclusion. Taking office in 2018, Kempis has been actively promoting the cryptocurrency industry in recent years, has been in the cryptocurrency industry for a long time, and has surrounded herself with a community of entrepreneurs and crypto enthusiasts over the years.
The senator is now developing a cryptocurrency bill based on El Salvador's "Bitcoin law." She expects to introduce the law in the Mexican Congress this year, Kempis said in an interview with the publication El Salvador In English.
“It is clear to me that financial exclusion is one of the public problems that few of us have addressed with feasible alternatives, and that this type of technology is allowing us to generate an alternative so that millions of people can be included in the financial system,”
The senator went on to say that Bitcoin adoption is a great opportunity that could help achieve financial inclusion, stating:
“We need Bitcoin to be legal tender in Mexico, because if it is not so, if we do not make that decision as El Salvador did, it is very difficult to take action.”
“Making Bitcoin a legal tender means putting a level playing field for people who are excluded in almost all countries,”