Harsimrat Badal thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the decision to build Kartarpur
Union Minister, Harsimrat Badal, thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on being committed to the cause and decision to build Kartarpur Corridor. While speaking at the ceremony, she said that with this corridor the long wait of Sikh pilgrims was over now.
Also, Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri will be visiting Pakistan for the groundbreaking ceremony to be held in Pakistan on November 28.
Pakistan Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi extended an invitation to External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, and Punjab Cabinet Minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu, to attend the ceremony at Kartarpur on November 28.
Swaraj thanked him for the invite and said that India will send Union ministers Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri to Pakistan next week to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for the construction of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor. It will link Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan. This corridor will allow lakhs of Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the holy shrine throughout the year.
The ceremony was performed at the Mann village of Gurdaspur district in Punjab. The Shiromani Akali Dal’s (SAD) party leader, Sukhbir Singh Badal, and its workers are also present at the groundbreaking ceremony of the proposed corridor to Shri Kartarpur Sahib.