Navjot Singh Sidhu erupts in joy, heaps paise on Pakistani PM Imran Khan in inaugural speech of Kartarpur Corridor

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Navjot Singh Sidhu erupts in joy, heaps paise on Pakistani PM Imran Khan in inaugural speech of Kartarpur Corridor

ISLAMABAD - Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu erupts in joy, heaps paise on Pakistani PM Imran Khan in inaugural speech of Kartarpur Corridor.

Sidhu addressed the ceremony, thanking Prime Minister Imran for taking the bold step to build the Kartarpur Corridor "without looking at gains or losses".

"You have won hearts," he said while addressing the premier.

Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Noorul Haq Qadri in his address said today's ceremony and the opening of the Kartapur Corridor is "the biggest message of peace and love" since Partition.

"Imran Khan, the promise you had made to the millions of Sikhs has been fulfilled. And I congratulate Sardar Navjot Singh as it was you who brought this idea to the prime minister.

"Baba Guru Nanak spent the last days of his life here. He spent his life bringing people together and spreading the message of love.

"In your last days here you continued to spread the message of oneness, truth, peace. His teachings carry the lessons of humanity and its well-being.

Foreign Policy