Sikh delegation calls on the High Commissioner, commends arrangements for 550th Birth Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak by Pakistan

London: The High Commissioner of Pakistan Mohammad Nafees Zakaria received delegation of Kar Sewa Committee Sikh Gurdham (UK) led by Joga Singh, General Secretary. The delegation paid a visit in order to convey their gratitude to the people and Government of Pakistan for the arrangements of upcoming event of 550th Birth Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.

Furthermore, the delegation eulogised Pakistan’s efforts in opening of Kartarpur Sahab corridor as this was Sikh community’s longing for last 70 years. The corridor opening is a gift from Prime Minister Imran Khan to the Sikh community on the eve of Baba Guru Nanak’s birthday.

The delegation praised and thanked Government and people of Pakistan for restoration, maintenance and upkeep of Sikh sacred as well historical sites in Pakistan.

The High Commissioner assured that as per past practice, the High Commission will extend usual courtesies and assistance to the Yatris. He briefed the delegation on investment and business opportunities that existed in religious tourism and infrastructure development. In order to show Pakistan’s message of universal peace, egalitarian brotherhood, social cohesion and religious harmony, the High Commissioner invited the delegation to visit all the Sikh historical places and share their experience and sentiments with the Sikh Diaspora around the world.

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