Kaltapur: Indian authorities have opened Kartarpur Corridor after one year and ten months for ceremonies to mark the 552nd birth anniversary of Sikh faith founder Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Thousands of Yatrees Sikhs living around the world and in India will arrive to participate in the event. A delegation of ten Afghan Sikh Yatree arrived in Peshawar through the Tolkham border crossing.
During their stay in Pakistan, Sikh Yatrees worship in different Gurdwaras, including Gurdwara Janam Asthan in Nankana Sahib and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur.
At the same time, all arrangements have been finalized, and Sikh pilgrims are welcome to participate in the 552th anniversary of the birth of Baba Gurunanak.
This was stated by the spokesperson of Evacuee Trust Property Board Amir Hashmi in an exclusive talk with Radio Pakistan’s Lahore correspondent Ahmad Kamal today.
The spokesperson said nearly 3,000 Sikh pilgrims from India will enter Pakistan via Wagah Border.
He said Additional Secretary Rana Shahid, Deputy Secretary Imran Gondal and other Sikh leaders will give them a warm welcome.
He said after arrival in Pakistan, the guests will be sent to Nankana Sahib where the main birthday celebration will be held on Friday in which Sikh pilgrims from all over the world will participate.
The spokesperson said that it will provide guests with excellent security, transportation and other facilities