ISLAMABAD: The Kartarpur project, the construction work on a border corridor between India and Pakistan, connecting the Sikh shrines of Dera Baba Nanak Sahib and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, which is going to be a historical work of India and Pakistan’s history, has entered its final stage.
Pakistan is building the corridor from the Indian border to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, although the other part from Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district up to the border will be constructed by India.
Entire Sikh world is already waiting of this historical work. Sikh community is so exited all over the world because as it completed; they would have privilege to visit their religious holy place on very easy conditions.
Pakistani government has been working for Sikh pilgrims for a long time ago to make them ease to visit their important religious places.
Quoting Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday, the official Twitter account of Government of Pakistan said it “will be open to the public on 9th of next month.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan is all set to open its doors for Sikhs from across the globe,” read the tweet which also accompanied three pictures from the Pakistani side of the corridor.
Pakistan is all set to open its doors for Sikhs from all across the globe, as the construction work on Kartarpur project enters final stages now and will be open to public on November 9, 2019,” said by Imran in a Facebook post, clearing the air on whether the corridor will be open on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of the Sikh faith founder Guru Nanak Dev next on November 12.
The former prime minister of India Manmohan Singh has also been invited by Pakistani government to attend the opening ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor on the occasion of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.
As in November — 2018, Prime Minister Imran Khan already laid the foundation stone for the corridor, months after he assumed office after winning majority of seats in the parliament.