Pakistan regrets Indian refusal to avail facilitative steps for Kartarpur pilgrims

08:46 AM | 8 Nov, 2019
Pakistan regrets Indian refusal to avail facilitative steps for Kartarpur pilgrims
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ISLAMABAD - Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal has said that as a special gesture Pakistan announced concessions on the auspicious occasion of 550th Birth Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak to facilitate pilgrims but India has refused to avail the facilities in blatant disregard of Sikh sentiments.

In a tweet, Dr Faisal stated that “as a special gesture, Pakistan announced concessions on the auspicious occasion of 550th Birth Anniversary of BabaGuruNanak to facilitate pilgrims but India has refused to avail the facilities in blatant disregard of Sikh sentiments”.

He said that “If India does not wish to avail these facilitative measures for pilgrims, it is India’s choice”.

The FO spokesperson maintained that by doing so India is creating confusion to confuse.