India welcomes Pakistan team’s visit to discuss modalities for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

news

India has welcomed the visit of Pakistan team to India to discuss and finalise modalities for facilitating visit of pilgrims through Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on 13th of next month.

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said yesterday that follow up meeting can be held in Pakistan, as required. He said, for expeditious realisation of kartarpur corridor, India has also proposed technical level discussions between engineers on both sides without waiting for discussion on the modalities.

He said, India hopes that Pakistan will positively respond and confirm coordinates of crossing point as well.

India and Pakistan have agreed to open up a special border crossing linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Gurdaspur district.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on November 26 last year had laid the foundation stone for the Kartarpur corridor in Gurdaspur district. (AIR)