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    PM Modi & his Bhutanese counterpart to launch RuPay Card phase-2 in Bhutan today

    Published on November 20, 2020

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering will virtually launch RuPay Card phase-2 in Bhutan today.

    The two Prime Ministers had jointly launched phase-1 of the project during Mr Modi’s visit to Bhutan in August last year.

    Briefing media, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the implementation of phase-1 of RuPay cards in Bhutan has enabled Indian visitors in Bhutan to access ATMs and points of sale terminals across Bhutan.

    The phase-2 will now allow Bhutanese cardholders to access RuPay network in India.