Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar on Monday said that despite of Indian lame excuses and propagandas, Pakistan has completed Kartarpur Corridor project within stipulated time, the Sikh community across the world paid tribute to the government of Pakistan for completing this project.
He was talking to media men after reviewing arrangements done for the opening of Kartarpur Corridor along with Punjab Minister for Religious Affairs & Auqaf Syed Saeedul Hassan Shah Bukhari. visited Kartarpur Corridor project.
The Governor Punjab along with Sikh yatrees also installed gold made “Palki” at Gurdwara Sahib, whereas officials concerned including Project Directed Kartarpur Corridor Brig Atif Majeed and DC Narowal Dr Waheed Asghar briefed the Governor about various arrangements. Chaudhry Sarwar also inspected Immigration Shuttle Service besides other facilities for Sikh pilgrims during their visit.
The governor said that despite of Indian lame excuses and propagandas, Pakistan has completed Kartarpur Corridor project within stipulated time, the Sikh community across the world paid tribute to the government of Pakistan for completing this project.
He said that Gurdwara Sahib Kartarpur was gift to Sikh community across world by Pakistan, adding that 5,000 Sikh yatrees from India could visit here daily after inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor project by Prime Minister Imran Khan on November 9.
The Governor said that he himself inspected all arrangements for Sikh yatrees from Zero Line to Darbar Sahib, whereas the FWO and other officials deserve appreciation for putting in place effective measures to facilitate the Sikh pilgrims.
He said that owing to Pakistan’s clear and principle stance, India has also completed this project by their side.
The Governor said that tensions between India and Pakistan prevailed due to current situation in Kashmir, adding that Kashmir issue should be resolved through dialogue process not war but if India wanted to impose a war, then Pakistan would give it a befitting response. Kartarpur Corridor project could also help in bringing both countries closer, he maintained.
To a question, he said that JUI-F chief Maulana Fazalur Rehman’s representatives had signed an agreement with government before Azadi march but now they were violating the agreement, adding that despite of this, the government has no objection if they wanted to stage and continue their sit-in but no one would be allowed to take law into hands and create unrest.
Those who wanted to create unrest in the country would be foiled, he said and added that the next general elections would be held on time in 2023 as the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government would complete its constitutional tenure.
To another query, he said that government has no link with the cases of National Accountability Bureau against opposition and the government would implement the orders of courts pertaining such cases, he asserted.