Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Pakistan, India discuss Kartarpur Corridor alignment


LAHORE: Meeting of technical experts from Pakistan and India held to finalize the Kartarpur Corridor alignment at Zero point, ARY News reported on Tuesday.

According to sources, the meeting lasted for three hours.

During the meeting, the technical experts indicated areas related to the corridor and both sides agreed for border fencing around the Kartarpur corridor, sources said.

“Representatives from both sides will present survey reports of today’s meeting to their respective sides”, the sources said.

Both the sides will meet again on April 2 at Wagah.

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Last week, during talks at Wagah-Attari border, both the sides had agreed to work expeditiously to complete operationalisation of the corridor.    

Speaking to reporters at the Wagah border, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal who led Pakistani delegation in the talks said that the meeting was held in a very cordial environment.

Kartarpur crossing 

In November last year, Prime Minister Imran had laid the foundation stone for the corridor. Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, Indian Minister for Food Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Indian Minister for Housing Hardeep S Puri had attended the groundbreaking ceremony.

Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal district of Pakistan’s Punjab province holds religious significance for the Sikh community. It is where Baba Guru Nanak settled down after his travels as a missionary. He lived there for 18 years until his death in 1539.


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