PM Imran inaugrates Kartarpur corridor amid notable guests coming from India

Prime Minister Imran Khan formally inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor at a colourful ceremony on Saturday, paving the way for Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit one of their religion’s holiest sites in Pakistan without needing a visa.

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“First of all, I congratulate the Sikh community on the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak and welcome you all,” the premier said at the start of his address, paying tribute to the government team for completing the Kartarpur project in a matter of months.

After formally inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor, the premier began his address by honoring the Sikh community, said: “First of all, I congratulate the Sikh community on the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak and welcome you all.”

PM Khan also paid tribute to the government team for completing the Kartarpur project in a matter of months.

“I had no idea my government was so efficient. That means we can do so much more,” he told the government officials.

The prime minister said: “I am always so happy to see the Sikh community who have come here. God lives in the hearts of all of us. All the messengers who have come and gone only ever brought two messages, that of peace and justice.”

“These two things distinguish us from the animal kingdom,” he added.

Prime Minister Imran noted that the lessons that can be drawn from Guru Nanak’s teachings are about bringing people together and not to spread hate.

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