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India's UPI goes live at Galeries Lafayette, eyes Paris Olympics boost

The Unified Payments Interface (UPI) has made a significant leap into the international arena by extending its services to the prestigious Galeries Lafayette flagship store in Paris. This strategic move, spearheaded by the Ambassador of India to France Mr. Jawed Ashraf in the presence of key industry figures, marks a pivotal moment in the global expansion of UPI, aligning with Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi's vision. The successful adoption of UPI at iconic locations like the Eiffel Tower and now at Galeries Lafayette underscores its growing prominence on the world stage.

With the upcoming Paris Olympics in sight, the integration of UPI at Galeries Lafayette not only enhances the payment experience for Indian visitors but also sets the stage for UPI to emerge as a preferred digital payment solution globally. The ambassador’s optimism toward UPI's potential for cross-border transactions and its evolution into a ubiquitous digital payment system worldwide reflects the ambitions driving this groundbreaking initiative, which aims to streamline financial transactions amid a burgeoning international audience.

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