Pakistan issues 2,200 visas to India’s Sikh pilgrims for Baisakhi

The Pakistan Prime Fee in New Delhi has issued over 2,200 visas to Sikh pilgrims from India to take part in the yearly Baisakhi celebrations, the Fee said on Thursday.

The issuance of visas is roofed beneath the framework of the Pakistan-India Protocol on Visits to Spiritual Shrines of 1974, during which numerous Sikh pilgrims trip from India to Pakistan to apply quite a lot of non secular fairs.

The observation from Pakistan’s Prime Fee stated that the issuance of pilgrimage visas used to be consistent with the Pakistani executive’s dedication to absolutely put into effect the bilateral protocol between the 2 international locations.

Expressing his perspectives at the auspicious instance, Price d’Affaires Aftab Hasan Khan, prolonged his heartfelt felicitations to the pilgrims and needed them a rewarding and gratifying pilgrimage.

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“Pakistan takes immense satisfaction in keeping sacred non secular puts and offering important facilitation to the visiting pilgrims,” he added.

All through the discuss with, the pilgrims would input Pakistan on April 12, discuss with websites comparable to Panja Sahib, Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur Sahib, and go back to India on April 21.

With the Baisakhi Pageant – the most well liked spring harvest competition for Sikhs – every week away, town management has outfitted to supply safety and the entire amenities to the pilgrims at Gurdwara Punja Sahib, Hassababdal.

“All imaginable amenities could be supplied to the pilgrims and all establishments must carry out their tasks truthfully and diligently as no negligence could be tolerated. Pilgrims from in every single place the arena are our visitors and their hospitality is our responsibility,” stated Attock District Police Officer (DPO) Rana Shoaib Mahmood whilst talking at a gathering held to finalise safety preparations for the competition.

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