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Kartarpur ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims: Imran Khan – News

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He congratulated the government for completing the construction work on time.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday shared some of the dazzling pictures of the Kartarpur complex and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, saying the revered venue is ready to welcome the Sikhs pilgrims for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev. The pictures were shared by Khan on his Twitter account ahead of the planned inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor on November 9.

The year 2019 marks the 550th birth anniversary year of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, whose birthplace is Sri Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.

“Kartarpur (is) ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims,” he tweeted.

In another tweet, he congratulated his government for completing the construction work on time.

“I want to congratulate our govt for readying Kartarpur, in record time, for Guru Nanak jee’s 550th birthday celebrations,” he said.

Earlier, Khan also abolished the condition of passport for Indian Sikhs coming to Kartarpur and the service fee of $20 for those coming for the inaugural ceremony and on the 550th birth anniversary of the Sikh Guru on November 12.

The Kartarpur Corridor will connect the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Punjab with Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur, located at Narowal district of Pakistan’s Punjab province.

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