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The Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter on September 2. The Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in its existing orbit.

Zambia President Lungu said he had fruitful discussion with Prime Minister Modi. He said the people of Zambia are truly grateful for the support received from India over the years.

Prime Minister Modi will first reach France on August 22-23 for a bilateral visit during which he will discuss defence cooperation and regional and global issues with President Emmanuel Macron.

Nine Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) and one power purchase agreement were exchanged between India and Bhutan in the presence of Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering.

The Prime Minister also talked about his book, Exam Warriors, at the event, urging students to chase their dreams and realise their calling.

Bhutan is the second country this will be launched in after Singapore. This will be done in two phases -- in 1st phase, banks will issue RuPay cards which can be used by Indian travellers in Bhutan

Modi announced a slew of measures to boost ties between the two countries including an increase in the supply of LPG to the Himalayan nation.

PM Modi was received by his Bhutanese counterpart Dr Lotay Tshering and others on his arrival at the Paro International Airport.

On the second day of his visit, Modi is scheduled to visit the National Memorial Chorten. He will also be attending a cultural performance at Tashichhodzong – a Buddhist monastery – hosted in his honour.

India and Bhutan share a special and time-tested partnership, anchored in mutual understanding and respect and reinforced by a shared cultural heritage and strong people to people links.