PM Imran Khan inaugurates Kartarpur Corridor tomorrow
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor tomorrow (Saturday) to facilitate entry of Sikh pilgrims from India into Gurdwara Dera Sahib at Kartarpur in Narowal district of Pakistan .
The Corridor is being opened on the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev Ji beginning from Tuesday.
The landmark project initiated on the directives of Imran Khan as a peace-building measure for the region and to promote interfaith harmony is entirely funded and executed by Pakistan as a gift for Sikh community, the Radio Pakistan reported.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, as a mark of utmost facilitation, has waived off the condition of passport and the fee for pilgrims, who are visiting Pakistan , on the day of the inauguration of the corridor and Guru JI's birthday.
Initially, 5,000 yatrees (pilgrims) per day are expected to come from India .
Earlier, Pakistan , as a special gesture, has announced concessions on the auspicious occasion of 550th Birth Anniversary of BabaGuruNanak to facilitate pilgrims but India has refused to avail the facilities.
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