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Pakistan issues commemorative coin to mark 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak

The government of Pakistan has issued a commemorative coin to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji – founder of Sikh religion. The move comes after Islamabad and New Delhi last week signed an agreement to open Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib – one of Sikhism’s holiest pilgrimage sites in Narowal district of Punjab – without a visa.

Over 500 Indian Sikh pilgrims arrive in Pakistan

A special delegation of over 500 Indian Sikh pilgrims have been allowed to visit Nankana Sahib for the celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion. The pilgrims crossed through Wagah border and will commence celebrations in connection with Baba Guru Nanak’s 500th birth anniversary from his birthplace in Nankana Sahib on Thursday,