PM Imran waives off two requirements for Sikh pilgrimages coming to Kartarpur

01-Nov-19
PM Imran waives off two requirements for Sikh pilgrimages coming to Kartarpur
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ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced to waive off two requirements for Sikh pilgrimages coming to Kartarpur from India.

In a tweet, the prime minister said that “for Sikhs coming for pilgrimage to Kartarpur from India, I have waived off 2 requirements: i) they wont need a passport - just a valid ID;   ii) they no longer have to register 10 days in advance”.

“Also, no fee will be charged on day of inauguration & on Guruji's 550th birthday” the premier added.

Earlier, Pakistan has issued a commemorative coin to mark the 550th anniversary of the founder of Sikh religion Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

Prime Minister Imran Khan in his Facebook account has also shared the picture of the commemorative coin.

Pakistan and India have already signed an agreement for the opening of the Kartarpur corridor.

Prime Minister Imran Khan to inaugurate the corridor on the 9th of next month which will facilitate the Sikh community to visit their most revered place in Pakistan .