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PM Modi On COVID-19: India Stands With Bhutan,Meeting Needs "Top Priority"
The RuPay card is an Indian debit and credit card payment network, with acceptance at ATMs, POS devices and e-commerce websites.
PM Modi On COVID-19: India Stands With Bhutan, Meeting Needs "Top Priority"
New Delhi: PM Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering today launched Rupay cash Phase-II that will allow the Bhutanese cardholders to access the RuPay network in India. The PM of the two countries had jointly launched the Phase-I of the project during PM Modi's state visit to Bhutan last year August.
PM Modi in his speech via video conference, spoke about the deep cooperation between the countries of the gamut of fields, including ISRO's preparation to launch Bhutanese satellite into space and BSNL's agreement with Bhutan regarding third international internet gateway.
Also, he asserted that India stands solidly with Bhutan in this difficult hour of the coronavirus pandemic, and said that meeting the neighboring country's requirement will always be its top priority.
The implementation of the Phase-I of the RuPay cards in Bhutan has enabled visitors from India to access ATMs and Point of Sale terminals across Bhutan.
Phase-II will now allow Bhutanese cardholders to access the RuPay network in India, said the Ministry of External Affairs in the statement.
The RuPay card is an Indian debit and credit card payment network, with acceptance at ATMs, POS devices, and e-commerce websites.
Anchored in the mutual understanding and respect, reinforced by the shared cultural heritage and strong people to poeple links, said the MEA.
(With inputs from PTI)