Tag: Kartarpur Corridor

Historic Day: PM Imran inaugurates Kartarpur Corridor

Prime Minister Imran Khan has formally inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor at a colourful ceremony. The historic event has paved way for Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit one of their religion’s holiest sites in Pakistan without needing a visa. PM Imran noted that lessons that can be drawn from Guru Nanak’s teachings are about bringing people together and not to spread hate.

PM Imran announces special waivers for Sikh guests

Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced in a Tweet two special waivers for Sikh pilgrims who arrive from India to visit Kartarpur. The visitors will no longer need a passport to cross over into Pakistan as long as they have a valid identity. The condition for pilgrims to register 10 days before their arrival to the Kartarpur shrine also be waived.

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.