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India & Pakistan agrees to operationalize work of Kartarpur corridor

India & Pakistan agrees to operationalize work of Kartarpur corridor: Details, Significance, Highlights

India and Pakistan have agreed to work dedicatedly on operationalizing the Kartarpur corridor. The agreement was made during the first meeting between the representatives of both the countries held at Attari in Punjab on 14th March 2019.

As per MEA Officials, India and Pakistan will now hold the next meeting at Wagah on 2nd April 2019. 

The Kartarpur corridor will facilitate Indian pilgrims to visit the holy shrine of Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan.

The Kartarpur Road Corridor will link India's border district of Gurdaspur with the historic Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, which was the resting place of Guru Nanak.

The Indian side of Kartarpur corridor starts from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district and extends upto International border between India and Pakistan. 

The Kartarpur corridor will be developed by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and will be funded by the Union Government. 

The Kartarpur corridor will be 4 lanes with service road and will encompass all other appropriate amenities needed by pilgrims while visiting the Gurudwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur in Pakistan. 

This Kartarpur corridor will be a historical landmark between India and Pakistan and will also boost tourism as more pilgrims would visit the holy shrine throughout the year between two countries.


 

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