Pakistan wants to reopen Kartarpur corridor from June 29, India questions just 2-day notice
Islamabad : Pakistan has decided to reopen Kartarpur Corridor from June 29 onwards on the occasion of the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, India is yet to make a call as it will have only two days in hands and registration process will be needed to start again.
"It is to be noted that Pakistan is trying to create a mirage of goodwill by proposing to resume Kartarpur Corridor on June 29, at a short notice of 2 days," said ANI qupting sources.
According to bilateral agreements between India and Pakistan information on reopening of Kartarpur Corridor must be provided to India at least 7 days before resumption of services.
India had suspended the cross border travel on March 16 in wake of coronavirus pandemic.
“As places of worship open up across the world, Pakistan prepares to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor for all Sikh pilgrims, conveying to the Indian side our readiness to reopen the corridor on 29 June 2020, the occasion of the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh,” Pakistan minister SM Qureshi tweeted.
“Cross-border travel has been temporarily suspended as part of measures to prevent and contain the spread of coronavirus. Further view would be taken in consultation with health authorities and other stakeholders concerned,” New Delhi sources said to ANI.