Pakistan releases coin to commemorate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak
New Delhi : Days ahead of launch of Kartarpur Corridor, the Pakistan government has issued a coin to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.
The coin worth Pakistan Rupees 50 will be available at the Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara along with a postal stamp worth PKR 8 to the traveling pilgrims, reported local media.
Meanwhile, India has shared a list of 575 pilgrims who will be attending the inaugural jatha to Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib through Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan.
The first group of pilgrims from India are scheduled to leave for Pakistan via Kartarpur corridor on November 9.
On October 29, India and Pakistan signed an agreement on the modalities for operationalising Kartarpur Sahib corridor, paving the way for its inauguration ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
As reported earlier, Islamabad will be imposing a charge of 20$ on the pilgrims who wish to visit the Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara from India via the corridor that connects Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur in India to Darbar Sahib Gurdwara in Kartarpur, Pakistan.