March 9 (Reuters) -
* Head of Poland’s financial regulator KNF, Andrzej Jakubiak, said on Wednesday that the Polish banking system was stable.
* “The money gathered in (the banking system) is safe,” Jakubiak said in a speech at a banking industry meeting.
* Earlier on Wednesday, the finance ministry said a deputy minister had been dismissed over comments that a few small “toxic” banks might fail this year in Poland. (Reporting by Marcin Goclowski and Pawel Florkiewicz; Writing by Wiktor Szary; Editing by Marcin Goettig)