Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan to provide multiple entry visas to Sikh pilgrims

Kartarpur Corridor-Pakistan allows Sikhs for visas for their visit to their Holy places

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Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that his government will issue multiple entry and visas for the Sikh community from India and all over the world. Moreover he said that every possible effort would be mad to ensure their safe and sound journey to their holy places in Pakistan.

“I assure that you will be issued multiple visas… This is our responsibility. We will facilitate you rather will give you visas at airport,” said Imran Khan to the News International.The convention was attended by the Governor Punjab along with the members of federal and provincial cabinet.Imran Khan also added that since he as joined the office as The Prime Minister Of Pakistan he has got  know that how difficult it is for people to get the Pakistani visa . He also said,”Though our government has changed the visa regime, the mindset of creating hurdles will gradually diminish,”  Pakistan is the first country that held a conference in the country to complete the Kartarpur corridor. This conference commenced on Monday,31st August and ended on 2 Sep.This conference was initiated by the Governor of Punjab and the main priority of this meeting was the arrangements regarding the 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. He was the founder of Sikhism.His Gurdwara is in Pakistan in KartarPur. his anniversary is to be held in November. Sikhs from India and all over the world will come to visit the Gurdwara where he spent his last days.   

Until now, the third round of Ind-Pak talks have ended without any fruitful outcome.  India is objecting Pakistani government’s fee of $20/ yatree in an attempt to sabotage talks. Sikhs from all over the world are looking forward to the pilgrimage and are enraged about India’s tricks. A tweet from an Indian Sikh says:

People are guessing, the objection is just to drag the talks and an attempt to sabotage the process.

As further phases unfold, we hope that the project will end up in success on good terms so Sikh pilgrims get the liberty to visit their holy sites across the border.

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