Prime Minister Narendra Modi alongside along with his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering will on Friday launch RuPay card Part-II that can permit Bhutanese cardholders to entry the RuPay community in India. The prime ministers of the 2 international locations had collectively launched Part-I of the mission throughout Modi’s state go to to Bhutan in August final 12 months.
The implementation of Part-I of RuPay playing cards in Bhutan has enabled guests from India to entry ATMs and Level of Sale (PoS) terminals throughout Bhutan. Part-II will now permit Bhutanese cardholders to entry the RuPay community in India, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs 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.
A digital ceremony for the joint launch of RuPay card Part-II by Prime Minister Modi and Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering shall be held on November 20, the assertion mentioned.
India and Bhutan share a particular partnership, anchored in mutual understanding and respect, bolstered by a shared cultural heritage and robust individuals to individuals hyperlinks, the MEA mentioned.