Sri Lanka and Mauritius: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch UPI service for Sri Lanka and Mauritius on Monday. Along with this, UPI and RuPay connectivity will be available in these two countries also. This is being considered a big step towards making UPI global. PM Modi will start these services for these days at 1 am in the morning. This will provide great convenience to Indian tourists in these two countries. Recently, UPI service was also started at the Eiffel Tower located in Paris, the capital of France. France is going to gradually implement this service in the entire country.
PM of India @narendramodiPM of Mauritius @MauritiusPMand President of Sri Lanka to witness historic launch of UPI and RuPay connectivity with Mauritius and Sri Lanka #UPI , #RuPay on February 12, 2024 at 1:00 PM.
Live at: https://t.co/8uDyl9x0A9@DasShaktikanta, @RBI, pic.twitter.com/KwZL14xY2o
— ReserveBankOfIndia (@RBI) February 11, 2024
Tourists will get maximum facilities
According to information received from the Ministry of External Affairs, after this launch, UPI service (Unified Payment Interface) will start in Sri Lanka and Mauritius. Through this service, Indian tourists visiting these two countries and citizens of Mauritius visiting India will also be benefited. RuPay connectivity will also be started for Mauritius. RBI wrote on social media platform X that Prime Minister Narendra ModiSri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth will participate in this launching program by connecting through video conferencing. Its live telecast can be seen on RBI’s YouTube channel.
RuPay card services will start in Mauritius
The Ministry of External Affairs said that after the launch of RuPay Card services in Mauritius, RuPay Card can be used in India as well as Mauritius. India has emerged as the leader of the fintech revolution. The digital infrastructure in the country has become strong. PM Modi is trying hard to take this UPI service to the allied countries. India has cultural and social relations with Sri Lanka and Mauritius. With this launch, people on both sides will be able to get the facilities of digital transactions across the border. Besides, India’s digital connectivity with these countries will also increase.
Digital fee collection kiosk started in Bahrain
Recently on February 7, the Indian Embassy in Bahrain launched a digital fee collection kiosk. For this, ICICI Bank and Sadad Electronic Payment System BSC have joined hands with the Indian Embassy. This is a self service touch screen kiosk. About 3.40 lakh Indians living in Bahrain are benefiting from this. Now he is able to pay the fees for passport renewal, attestation, marriage registration and birth registration through his debit or credit card.
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