Pakistan India Sign Historic Accord
ISLAMABAD (by our staff reporter) Pakistan and India signed the historic Kartarpur Corridor agreement in a meeting between Pakistani and Indian diplomats held at zero line on Thursday, October 24.
The corridor allows single day visit to pilgrims to Sikh Holy site of Darbar Kartarpur without visa against payment of a minor facilitation fee of US$20 per person. The corridor will be operational throughout the year and will be open from dawn to dusk. Pilgrims will have to return before the evening.
The Indian side will forward the list of prospective pilgrims to Pakistani officials 10 days in advance and the pilgrims will be informed of their travel date 4 days in advance.
The signing of the agreement “indicates the resolve of Prime Minister Imran Khan to fulfill his commitment in line with the Islamic principles for respect of all religions and government's policy to promote interfaith harmony” said the Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Doctor Faisal.
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