COAS Bajwa to attend Kartarpur ground-breaking ceremony today: DG ISPR
As the ground-breaking ceremony of Kartarpur corridor will be held on Wednesday (today), the director general (DG) of Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) informed that Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa will also grace the event.
DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted “COAS will be at Kartarpura today for ground-breaking ceremony of #KartarpuraCorridor.”
COAS will be at Kartarpura today for ground breaking ceremony of #KartarpuraCorridor
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) November 28, 2018
Preparations for groundbreaking ceremony of Kartarpur Border Corridor have been finalized and Prime Minister Imran Khan will lay the foundation stone of the corridor today.
A high-level delegation and a group of Indian journalists will also take part in the ceremony. Former Indian cricketer, Navjot Singh Sidhu, has already arrived in Pakistan.
Contended over the border decision, Sidhu said the project that couldn’t be materialzed in 73 years finally being executed in just three months.
He thanked Prime Minister Khan for his decision to open the Kartarpur Border Corridor, and said the initiative had ‘won the hearts of 120 million Sikhs.’
The construction work of the corridor will begin after the ground breaking ceremony today.
The formal opening of the work of the Kartarpur Corridor in India had begun on Nov 26 after a formal ceremony.
After Pakistan’s initiative to open the Kartarpur Corridor on the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Baba Guru Nanak next year, India last week had agreed and decided to build the Kartarpur road corridor up to the border with Pakistan.
Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara at the bank of Ravi river in Pakistan is about four km from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine