RuPay Phase-II Jointly Launched By PM Modi And Bhutan PM; Will Enable Indian Tourists To Use The Card In Bhutan 

RuPay Phase-II Jointly Launched By PM Modi And Bhutan PM; Will Enable Indian Tourists To Use The Card  In Bhutan PM Modi, Bhutanese PM jointly launch Rupay card Phase-2 (Source: @BJP4India/Twitter)

Today, the prime ministers of India and Bhutan jointly launched the phase-II of the RuPay card via video conferencing.

Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering together launched the second phase of the RuPay card which will allow the Bhutanese cardholders to access RuPay network in India.

The phase-I of the card, launched in August last year, enabled the Indian visitors to Bhutan to access ATMs and point of sale terminals in Bhutan.

"I am delighted that work is going on rapidly to send Bhutan's satellite to space with the help of ISRO, next year. For this purpose, Bhutan's four space engineers will go to ISRO in December, I send my regards to these four youth," PM Modi was quoted as saying by Livemint.

Bhutanese PM praised PM Modi for effectively tackling the pandemic India. "I'm sure India will come out much stronger from the pandemic. The lead that India is taking in developing vaccines is source of hope for all of us," he said.