ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will revive the Kartarpur Corridor for every Sikh traveler on June 29, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Saturday.

“As spots of love open up over the world, Pakistan gets ready to revive the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor for every Sikh traveler, passing on to the Indian side our status to revive the passage on 29 June 2020, the event of the demise commemoration of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh,” Qureshi tweeted.


Visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur had been suspended for Sikh travelers in April by Pakistan as the nation struggled with the coronavirus pandemic.

Not long ago, the nation revived the Wagah outskirt between the two nations for three days to repatriate abandoned Indians in Pakistan.

As per the inside service, 748 Indians abandoned in Pakistan due to the coronavirus lockdown were to come back to their nation in three stages.

In the first and second groups, 250 Indian nationals each were repatriated while the third clump was comprised of the staying 248 Indian nationals, the inside service stated, including the Indian nationals were in various urban communities of Pakistan.

Pakistan on March 19 had shut the Wagah Border in its offer to forestall the spread of the infection in the nation.

Work starts on first Hindu sanctuary in Islamabad

On Friday Prime Minister Imran Khan affirmed the arrival of assets for the development of the main Hindu sanctuary in Islamabad.

In a gathering with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNAs Jay Parkash, Shanila Ruth, Laal Chand, Ramesh Kumar and Jamshed Thomas, the executive gave orders for quickening the enactment procedure to secure minorities’ privileges.

The sanctuary is being developed in the bureaucratic capital’s H-9/2 area on a four-kanal plot of land assigned particularly by the legislature.

The PM praised the commitment of the minority network in the advancement and flourishing of Pakistan and said it was the administration’s need to guarantee the arrangement of equivalent open doors for minorities and to secure their privileges.

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