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Sri Lanka, Mauritius to launch UPI services today


NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi will be joined by his Mauritius counterpart Pravind Jugnauth and Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe in witnessing the launch of Unified Payment Interface services in Sri Lanka and Mauritius and also RuPay card services in Mauritius, via video conferencing Monday.

The launch will enable availability of UPI settlement services for Indian nationals travelling to Sri Lanka and Mauritius as well as for Mauritian nationals travelling to India.

The extension of RuPay card services in Mauritius will enable Mauritian banks to issue cards based on RuPay mechanism in Mauritius and facilitate usage of RuPay card for settlements both in India and Mauritius, said govt.

Ahead of the event, the ministry of external affairs said in a statement that India has emerged as a leader in fintech innovation and digital public infrastructure, with Modi placing a strong emphasis on sharing India’s development experiences and innovation with partner countries.

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