Karachi, December 29: Pakistan will soon send a proposal to India with a set of pointers of rules and regulations for Indians visiting the Kartarpur corridor. According to details by Pakistan media, the points will include a permit based entry, a compulsory passport for the Indian visitors among others. Not more than 500 pilgrims will be allowed per day to visit Kartarpur - the final resting place of Sikh faith’s founder Guru Nanak Dev. India also has to give 3-day prior information to Pakistan to facilitate visa-free movement of Indian Sikh pilgrims. Imran Khan Lays Foundation Stone; Harsimrat Badal Says 'Hatred Between India And Pakistan Can Be Brought Down'.
On November 26, India laid the foundation stone of the corridor while Pakistan did it two days later on November 28. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh laid the foundation stone for the corridor. In Pakistan, its Prime Minister Imran Khan had laid the foundation stone of the Kartarpur corridor. The corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Gurdaspur district. Kartarpur Corridor: How to Reach Dera Baba Nanak to Visit Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan From Various Cities of India.
With the new rules in place, Indian visitors will have to just obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib, which was established in 1522 by Guru Nanak Dev. According to reports, Pakistan described the Kartarpur corridor as the 'high point of diplomacy' for the Imran Khan government. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal stated that despite India’s refusal to start a dialogue, Pakistan went ahead with the groundbreaking of the Kartarpur corridor.