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‘COAS met all guests at Kartarpur’: ISPR slams Indian media’s ‘myopic’ coverage

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa met all guests at the groundbreaking ceremony of Kartarpur corridor, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said while hitting out at what it said Indian media’s myopic view of the event. “Indian media taking a myopic view is selectively showing Mr. Gopal Chawla meeting COAS. Army Chief met all guests at the venue irrespective of identity. A peace initiative should not be subjected to propaganda,” the military’s media wing said. Indian media taking a…

PM Imran performs ground-breaking of Kartarpur corridor

NAROWAL: In a historical event, Prime Minister Imran Khan has laid the foundation stone of Kartarpur Corridor which will link Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan with India’s Gurdaspur district. According to details, the ground-breaking ceremony was attended by Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and other government officials. Former Indian cricketer and member of Punjab cabinet Navjot Singh Sidhu and other Indian ministers were also present at the occasion, A group of…

Opening Kartarpur does not imply outset of bilateral talks with Pakistan: Indian minister

As an Indian delegation is currently in Pakistan, attending the ground-breaking ceremony of Kartarpur corridor, Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj announced Wednesday that India will not partake in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) conference if it is held in Pakistan. Brushing off all chances of improvement in ties between the arch-rivals, Indian minister categorically said, "Until and unless Pakistan stops terrorist activities in India, there will be no dialogue and we will not…

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." https://twitter.com/OfficialDGISPR/status/1067669923680477185 Preparations for groundbreaking ceremony of Kartarpur Border Corridor have…

FO calls Kartarpur corridor opening ‘dream coming true for Sikhs’

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal on Wednesday termed the opening of Kartarpur corridor as a 'huge success for Pakistan' and a dream coming true for the Sikh community. Speaking to reporters at the Islamabad airport, the FO spokesman said, “Today is a historic day and this is an important step by Prime Minister Imran Khan for the inclusion and rights of minorities.” According to details, the official was departing for Lahore to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Karturpur corridor.…

PM Imran to perform ground-breaking of Kartarpur corridor today

NAROWAL: 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 (Wednesday), ARY News reported. 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…

Sidhu arrives in Pakistan to attend Kartarpur Border Corridor ceremony

LAHORE: Former Indian cricketer, Navjot Singh Sidhu, has arrived in Pakistan to attend Kartarpur Border Corridor ceremony scheduled to take place tomorrow (Wednesday). Speaking to media after coming to Lahore through Wagah Border, Sidhu said he was grateful to Prime Minister Imran Khan and his government for giving him another opportunity to arrive in Pakistan for the border ceremony. "It was our wish for last 73 years which has now become a reality", Sidhu said with a smile brimming over his face.…

Opening Kartarpur corridor is a historical decision: CM Punjab

LAHORE: Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar termed the decision of opening Kartarpur Corridor "historic" while adding that all credit behind this move goes to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Referring to the opening of Kartarpur border, the CM Punjab said such significant announcement on the birth anniversary Baba Guru Nanak is a good omen for Pakistan and India. This step will strengthen the peace efforts between the two countries, Buzdar remarked, adding that Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan is an…

PM Imran Khan to lay foundation stone of Kartarpur Corridor tomorrow

NAROWAL: Prime Minister Imran Khan will lay the foundation stone of Kartarpur Corridor here on Wednesday (tomorrow), to facilitate Sikh pilgrims across the border for travel to a historic Gurdwara in Narowal district. The work for preparation of the stage, with 20ft width and 60ft length, for the ground breaking ceremony of the road, has been in its concluding phase. The construction work of the corridor will begin after the ground breaking ceremony tomorrow. The formal opening of the work of the Kartarpur Corridor…

Qureshi welcomes Indian decision to send two ministers for Kartarpar border ceremony

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has welcomed India's decision to send its two ministers to attend the ground-breaking of Kartarpur Corridor, terming it a positive response to Pakistan's move. He expressed these views in an interaction with journalists during his visit to the stall of Indian High Commission at the Pakistan Foreign Office Women’s Association charity bazar in Islamabad. The foreign minister said India had responded well to Pakistan's initiative in its bid to bring the Sikh community…