ISLAMABAD: In a step to advertise peace and interfaith concord, Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate a much-awaited Kartarpur hall in the present day (Saturday) to facilitate Sikh pilgrims, ARY Information reported.
The Hall is being opened on the 550th start anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev Ji starting from Tuesday.
The landmark challenge initiated on the directives of PM Imran Khan as a peace-building measure for the area and to advertise interfaith concord, is solely funded and executed by Pakistan as a present for Sikh group.
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The inspiration stone of Kartarpur Hall to hyperlink Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Narowal district with India’s Gurdaspur district was laid by PM Imran Khan, on Nov 28, 2018.
The step highlights Pakistan’s efforts for selling spiritual concord and peace within the area. The Islamabad’s transfer to open the Kartarpur Hall for the facilitation of the Sikh group is being extensively appreciated by the Sikh leaders.
International Workplace Spokesman, Dr. Muhammad Faisal, throughout a weekly briefing on Thursday (yesterday), had stated that no price can be charged from the Sikh pilgrims coming to Kartarpur on November 9 (tomorrow) and November 10. The passport situation for the vacationers was waived off just for one 12 months, he had informed.
The officers of Pakistan and India in a historic occasion on Oct 24 signed an settlement for opening Kartarpur Hall.
Pakistan Ministry of International Affairs’ Director Normal South Asia and SAARC Dr. Muhammad Faisal and India’s Joint Secretary Exterior Affairs SCL Das signed the settlement on behalf of their respective nations at Kartarpur Zero Level.
Within the settlement, Islamabad has stored a service price of $20 for Sikh pilgrims visiting the Hall from the Indian aspect, unchanged. As many as 5,000 Sikh pilgrims can go to Kartarpur day by day and Pakistan will contemplate the opportunity of permitting extra pilgrims on particular events.