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Sanima Bank enables cross border payments for Indian citizens

Kathmandu: Sanima Bank has collaborated with Fonepay Payment Service Pvt Ltd to facilitate convenient and easy cross-border digital payments for Indian citizens visiting Nepal. 

Under this collaboration, Indian citizens can now make digital payments by scanning QR codes within the Fonepay Network using PhonePe, the Bhim App, and other UPI-enabled applications. 

The bank believes that this collaboration shall provide a hassle-free payment experience to Indian citizens in Nepal, ensuring security and convenience for users utilizing digital platforms.