ISLAMABAD: Abiding by Prime Minister Imran Khan’s dedication, Pakistan won’t obtain providers fees of $20 from Sikh pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Gurdwara on Nov 9 and 12 on the event of the 550th delivery anniversary of the founding father of Sikhism, Baba Guru Nanak, says the Overseas Workplace.
“We recall that as particular gesture on auspicious event of 550th anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, PM Imran Khan had introduced waiver of necessities of passport & registration of pilgrims 10 days upfront. Sadly, Indian aspect has declined these facilitative measures,” Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal mentioned in a sequence of tweets immediately.
PM Imran Khan had additionally introduced waiver of service fees of US $ 20 on 9 and 12 November 2019. Abiding by the PM’s dedication, Pakistan won’t obtain any service cost from pilgrims on these two dates. #pakistankartarpurspirit
— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@ForeignOfficePk) November 8, 2019
He additional mentioned: “PM Imran Khan had additionally introduced waiver of service fees of US $ 20 on 9 and 12 November 2019. Abiding by the PM’s dedication, Pakistan won’t obtain any service cost from pilgrims on these two dates.”
Throughout a weekly information briefing on Nov 7, the FO spokesman had mentioned that no payment might be charged from the Sikh pilgrims coming to Kartarpur on November 9 and 10. The passport situation for the vacationers was waived off just for one 12 months, he instructed.
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Dr Faisal additional mentioned that Indian cricketer and politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has been issued the visa to attend the opening ceremony of the hall on November 9.
Responding to a query, the spokesperson mentioned the opening of the Kartarpur hall was the only real initiative of Prime Minister Imran Khan which was then adopted by the Indian aspect.
The spokesperson regretted the Indian posture of not reciprocating to Pakistan’s peace overtures for decision of all excellent disputes together with these regarding Kashmir, water, Sir Creek and Siachen.
Dr Muhammad Faisal mentioned humanitarian nightmare in occupied Kashmir is worsening with steady army lockdown and communications blockade by India. He mentioned eight million Kashmiri individuals have been minimize off from the remainder of the world. He requested the world neighborhood to impress upon India to half blatant human rights violations in occupied Kashmir and transfer in direction of decision of the festering dispute in accordance with the UN Safety Council resolutions.