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 IndianMinistry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said "SimtokaDzong, built in 1629 by Shabdrung Namgyal, function as a monastic andadministrative centre and is one of the oldest dzongs in Bhutan. Today, for thefirst time ever, the historical monument is the venue where projectsinauguration ceremony and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) exchange willtake place."

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

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