NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi alongside along with his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering on Friday launched RuPay card Section-II that can permit Bhutanese card holders to entry the RuPay community in India.
The prime ministers of the 2 nations had collectively launched Section-I of the venture throughout Modi’s state go to to Bhutan in August final yr.
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In his speech by way of video conferencing, Modi spoke in regards to the deep cooperating between the nations in a gamut of fields, together with ISRO’s preparation to launch Bhutanese satellites into house and BSNL’s settlement with Bhutan relating to third worldwide web gateway.
He additionally asserted that India stands solidly with Bhutan on this troublesome hour of the COVID-19 pandemic, and mentioned assembly the neighbouring nation’s necessities will all the time be its prime precedence. The implementation of Section-I of RuPay playing cards in Bhutan has enabled guests from India to entry ATMs and Level of Sale (PoS) terminals throughout Bhutan.
Section-II will now permit Bhutanese card holders to entry RuPay community in India, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs had mentioned in an announcement. The RuPay card is an Indian debit and bank card cost community, with acceptance at ATMs, POS gadgets and e-commerce web sites.
India and Bhutan share a particular partnership, anchored in mutual understanding and respect, strengthened by a shared cultural heritage and powerful individuals to individuals hyperlinks, the MEA had mentioned.