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Modi, Bhutanese PM to jointly launch RuPay card Phase-II


  • PM  Modi & his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering will virtually launch RuPay Card phase-2 in Bhutan.
  • The two PMs had jointly launched phase-1 of the project during Mr Modi's visit to Bhutan in August last year. 
  • External Affairs Ministry 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.