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Qureshi appreciates India’s ‘positive response’ to opening Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims

 

International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi welcomed the choice of the Indian authorities to ship two of its ministers to attend the Kartarpur ceremony.

He mentioned that India responded positively to Pakistan’s initiative to convey the Sikh group nearer.

Qureshi was talking to APP throughout his go to to the stall of Indian Excessive Fee on the Pakistan International Workplace Girls’s Affiliation charity bazar in Islamabad.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi mentioned Pakistan has received the hearts of thousands and thousands of Sikhs with a single, however important step.

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He expressed confidence that Kartarpur hall would entice members of Sikh group to Pakistan from throughout the globe together with the USA and the UK. He remarked the Sikh group might be greeted right here amid sentiments of affection and would take again constructive picture about Pakistan and its folks.

On Saturday, Pakistan invited Indian Minister for Exterior Affairs Sushma Swaraj, Navjot Singh Sidhu and Indian’s Punjab’s Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur hall on November 28. Prime Minister Imran Khan will lay the inspiration stone of the hall in Punjab’s Narowal metropolis.

Swaraj, in a reply letter, confirmed sending two ministers, Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri, to attend the Kartarpur occasion.

On November 22, Pakistan and India had agreed to open Kartarpur hall to facilitate Sikh pilgrims.

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India will construct the hall from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur to the border with Pakistan.

The open hall will give the pilgrims quick access to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, which is positioned in Kartarpur, Narowal. The current gurdwara is constructed on the positioning the place Guru Nanak handed away on September 22, 1539.

 

 

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