PM Khan to inaugurate the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has made the announcement that Pakistan is all set to open its doors for the Sikh community from all over the globe.
As per a Facebook post on Sunday, he said that construction work on the Kartarpur project has entered into the final stage and would be open for the public on 9th November.
The PM said that the world’s largest Gurdwara would be visited by the Sikhs from all over India and other parts of the world.
He also said that this would become a significant religious center for the Sikh community and would be boosting the local economy. It would also lead to bring in the foreign exchange for the country other than creating job opportunities in the various sectors, which includes travel and hospitality.
On Monday, Pakistan gave over the final draft of the agreement for the Kartarpur Corridor to India.
In the final deal, Islamabad has kept a service fee of $20 for the Sikh pilgrims visiting the corridor from the Indian side. As many as 5,000 Sikh pilgrims could visit the Kartarpur daily and Pakistan would be considering the possibility of permitting more pilgrims on special occasions.
Indian would also be offering the details of the pilgrims 10 days prior their planned visit to the Gurdwara built at the site where Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, spent his last days.
The names of the pilgrims would be cleared 4 days prior to the visiting date and transportation would be offered at zero points on the border, as per the draft agreement.