ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan has felicitated the Sikh community around the world on 552nd birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.
In a tweet on Friday, he said we welcome thousands of Sikhs to visit their religious sites in Pakistan.
He reiterated government’s commitment to continue facilitating them to perform their religious rituals.
The celebrations of the 552nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak have started in Nankana Sahib. Thousands of Sikh pilgrims from India, including Indian Punjab Chief Minister Charan Singh, and other countries have reached Pakistan to participate in the celebrations.
The main ceremony of the celebration will be held at Gurdwara Janamasthan in Nankana Sahib today.
Various departments have already completed necessary arrangements, including security, accommodation, food, healthcare and transport, to facilitate the Sikh pilgrims.
Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Ijaz Ahmed Shah, and Sikh leaders are also participating in the celebrations.