Kartarpur corridor talks: India asks Pakistan for visa-free access for 5,000 pilgrims per day

During the discussion over the Kartarpur Sikh corridor, India on Thursday asked Pakistan to give visa-free access to at least 5000 pilgrims per day. A joint statement issued after the talks said both sides held detailed and constructive discussions on various aspects and provisions of the project and agreed to work towards expeditiously operationalising the Kartapur Sahib Corridor (KSC).

“Our side pressed on the need for arranging the visit of at least 5000 pilgrims per day, to begin with, in phase 1 of the project. This should include not only Indian nationals but people of Indian origin as well,” ANI quoted MHA official SCL Das as saying.

Keeping in mind the special days including Gurupurab and Baisakhi when the corridor would receive a massive footfall, Das added, Read More

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