Pakistan to invite former PM Manmohan Singh for Kartarpur Corridor inauguration
Islamabad : Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said in an interview that Pakistan will be sending an invitation to former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh for the inaugural ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor.
Talking to PTV News, Qureshi said, "Pakistan has decided that the inauguration function of Kartarpur is a huge program. So, we will invite former PM Manmohan Singh to the inauguration as he represents the Sikh community. He is very important to us."
Watch a clip of his interview shared on Facebook below:
"I invite former PM Singh for the inauguration on behalf of Pakistan. We will also send a formal written invitation," he added.
Also inviting other Sikh pilgrims, he said, "I also invite all the Sikh pilgrims to the inauguration and be a part of the celebrations."
The Kartarpur corridor has been scheduled to open on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in November. On the corridor connecting Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur and Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur, the movement of Indian pilgrims will be kept free.