PM Imran Khan accepts another big demand requested by Sikh Pilgrims
*ISLAMABAD - **PM Imran Khan accepts another big demand requested by Sikh Pilgrims.*
*The government has decided not to construct any buildings on the land used by Baba Guru Nanak for agriculture, Radio Pakistan reported.*
During a meeting held to review progress on development work at Kartarpur Corridor, the Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said the government will not construct buildings on a piece of 30 acre land which was used by Baba Guru Nanak for cultivation, out of his respect.
The request for keeping this area preserved was made by former Indian cricketer and politician Novjot Singh Sidhu in a letter to government of Pakistan, minister added.
He said Kartarpur Corridor is a project of 1500 acres of land inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan in January this year. “A road of 6.8 kilometers will be constructed in the corridor to facilitate the sikh pilgrims coming to visit the shrine.”
The prime minister was given a detailed briefing by Frontier Works Organization (FWO) on the work undertaken on the corridor so far .
Meanwhile, the meeting between technical experts of Pakistan and India was held on Tuesday at the Zero Point of the Kartarpur Corridor.
The meeting was held in a positive and constructive environment, as per an official statement.
The next meeting on operationalization of the corridor will be held at Wagah on 2nd April.