Kartarpur Corrdior: India seeks speedy completion ahead of key meeting with Pakistan on July 14


India on Friday stressed on its earlier stand on a speedy completition of the Kartarpur Corridor and said that it is keen to see it completed on both sides of the border before the 550th birth annivsersary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism.

“With high expectations, India is looking forward to create an all-weather facility to cater to 10,000 pilgrims on special occasions and 5000 pilgrims on a daily basis,” government sources said.

The development comes in the wake of a crucial meeting between Indian and Pakistani delegates at the Attari-Wagah border on July 14 (Sunday) to discuss several issues pertaining to the Kartarpur Corridor.

“The issues on table are – who can visit the Corridor, how will pilgrims move and access the Corridor and discussions on the permits or visa-free access for pilgrims,” news agency ANI quoted sources as saying. Read More

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