NEW DEHLI: Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor on November 9.
The date of the inauguration was rescheduled by Home Ministry Officials with no explanation.
Earlier, Indian PM Modi was expected to inaugurate the Kartarpur corridor on November 8.
On November 9, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is expected to inaugurate from the Pakistani side.
Kartarpur Corridor Project construction work will be completed by 31 October.
“Pakistan is all set to open its doors for Sikhs from all across the globe,” he wrote. “The world’s largest Gurdwara will be visited by Sikhs from across India and other parts of the world,” PM Khan said
The prime minister said the Kartarpur Corridor will be a major religious hub for the Sikh community. “(It) will boost the local economy (and) result in earning foreign exchange for the country creating jobs in different sectors including travel and hospitality.” – He added.
Meanwhile, Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would be part of the sikh delegation led by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will pay obeisance at the shrine and return the same day to India.
Foreign Office Pakistan did not make any announcement or statement about Indian PM Modi’s inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor on the same day from Indian side of the border.
PM Khan and PM Modi will not meet there at Kartarpur Corridor due to the ongoing Kashmir Lockdown Crisis.