Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar has termed Kartarpur Corridor a project of peace and said that this initiative of Prime Minister Imran Khan proved that Pakistan wanted peace and stand by minorities. The bus caravan of Sikh Yatrees from Toronto after visiting 20 countries on Thursday reached Governor House by road where Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar accorded a warm welcome to Sikh Yatrees.
The Sikh Yatrees performed traditional “Bhangra” to express their happiness and joy over opening of Kartarpur Corridor Project. He said that historic and exemplary arrangements have been finalized regarding opening of Kartarpur Corridor Project on November 9 and 550th birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak on November 12. The bus caravan of Sikh Yatrees coming from Toronto by bus led by Sardar Charan Singh, Amir Khan and Pakistan’s Council General in Toronto Syed Yawar Ali reached Governor House here.
On the occasion, addressing a joint press conference, the Governor said that we welcome the Sikh Yatrees visiting here for Kartarpur Corridor and 550th birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak and said that we assure them that the government of Pakistan would provide all facilities to them besides ensuring protection of their lives and property. Chaudhry Sarwar said that he himself was monitoring all arrangements regarding birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak on daily basis, adding that after inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor project by Prime Minister Imran Khan on November 9, more than 5,000 Sikh pilgrims from India could daily reach here.
A reception would also be arranged for Sikh pilgrims coming across world including India at Governor House on November 11 while in this regard the registration process has also been started, he maintained.