Bhutan Tour: Modi launches RuPay card in Bhutan

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a two-day visit to Bhutan, launched the RuPay Card by making a purchase at Simtokha Dzong on Saturday .

In a tweet Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said “Simtoka Dzong, built in 1629 by Shabdrung Namgyal, function as a monastic and administrative centre and is one of the oldest dzongs in Bhutan. Today, for the first time ever, the historical monument is the venue where projects inauguration ceremony and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) exchange will take place.”

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi was welcomed by his counterpart Dr Lotay Tshering and others on his arrival at the Paro International Airport.

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