Kartarpur Corridor to be reopened for Sikh pilgrims from June 29

Pakistan, on Saturday, has announced to reopen Kartarpur corridor from June 29 for Sikh pilgrims.

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, on Saturday, took to social media to announce the government’s decision to reopen Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims on June 29 – the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh.

“As places of worship open up across the world, Pakistan prepares to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor for all Sikh pilgrims,” he tweeted.

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According to Mr Qureshi the Indian government has been notified of Pakistan’s willingness to reopen the Sikh Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur.

The development comes as earlier, Pakistan opened Wagah border crossing with India to allow 748 Indian citizens stranded in Pakistan to return to their country.