The government has allowed around 500 Sikh pilgrims to visit Nankana Sahib to inaugurate the 550th birth anniversary celebration of Guru Nanak Devji and Indian Sikh pilgrims.
According to reports of Baaghitv, the Foreign Office of Pakistan on Tuesday allowed the special delegation of Indian Sikh pilgrims, comprising 500 members to visit Pakistan to commence the celebrations in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Devji.
These steps are in line with the Pakistan’s decision of opening the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh Pilgrims across the world, to provide them opportunity for the visit to their holiest places in Pakistan. Foreign Office released a statement which read as,
“Pakistan feels honoured that celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak by Indian Sikhs are being started from Nankana Sahib, Pakistan,”