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US welcomes opening of Kartarpur Corridor

WASHINGTON: The US has welcomed the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s move of the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, ARY News reported on Sunday.

The US State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus in her video message posted on her official twitter handle stated, that the US welcomes the opening of a new border crossing between India and Pakistan, the Kartarpur Corridor.

“The newly opened corridor is a step towards promoting greater religious freedom,” she said.

Ortagus also sent her best wishes to the pilgrims crossing the border for the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev.

Read more: PM Imran Khan inaugurates Kartarpur Corridor; urges Modi to resolve Kashmir dispute

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday formally inaugurated the historic corridor to facilitate visa-free entry of Indian Sikh pilgrims to one of Sikhism’s holiest shrines in Pakistani town of Narowal.



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