PM Modi, Bhutanese PM Tshering jointly launch RuPay Card Phase-II
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering launched RuPay card Phase-II that will allow Bhutanese card holders to access the RuPay network in India. The prime ministers of the two countries had jointly launched Phase-I of the project during Modi's state visit to Bhutan in August last year. He informed that through the RuPay Cards issued by the national banks in Bhutan, the Bhutanese people can access facilities of over one lakh ATMs and 20 lakh point-of-sale terminals in India. Speaking on the space sector, PM Modi said, “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 many regards to these four young people.” Watch the full video for more.