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FM Qureshi invites Sushma Swaraj to Pakistan for Kartarpur groundbreaking

ISLAMABAD: In a positive development, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday invited his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu to attend the groundbreaking for the Kartarpur border corridor. Qureshi in a tweet said: “On behalf of Pakistan I have extended an invitation to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj @SushmaSwaraj ,Capt Amarinder Singh @capt_amarinder & Navjot Singh Sidhu @sherryontopp to attend the groundbreaking…

Sidhu urges India to reciprocate on Pakistan move to open Kartarpur border

As Pakistan announces earlier Friday to open Kartarpur border with India, the move was promptly appreciated by the former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who remained under fire by extremist Indians lately.  I have "no words to thank" Prime Minister Imran Khan, the former cricketer said, according to NDTV. "They are ready to open the corridor of Kartarpur Sahib on the 550 birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Ji. There can be no bigger happiness than this for the people of Punjab," Sidhu shared. The…

Pakistan will soon open Kartarpur border with India, says minister

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Friday said Pakistan will soon open the Kartarpur border crossing with India for Sikh pilgrims. In a statement, the minister said the Pakistani government desired to hold talks with India for peace, but the latter didn’t give positive response to Islamabad’s peace overture. He said the military leadership backs the government's desire to hold talks with India. Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa have realised that Pakistan can not…