February 12, 2020 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Amritsar/Kartarpur Sahib: United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres will visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan during his visit to West Punjab in Pakistan next week.
As per reports, the UN Chief will arrive in Islamabad on Sunday where he will be meeting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mehbood Qureshi.
The UN chief is expected to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib before returning to New York on February 19.
In November last year, the UN Chief welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor between India and Pakistan, saying paved the way for interfaith harmony and understanding.
We welcome Pakistan and India opening the Kartarpur Corridor today connecting two key Sikh pilgrimage sites, paving way for interfaith harmony and understanding by facilitating visa-free cross border visits to holy shrines, spokesperson for the Secretary General had tweeted.
Kartarpur Sahib Corridor connects Dera Baba Nanak in East Punjab with Kartarpur Sahib in West Pakistan allowing Sikh yatris from East Punjab site to visit historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib.
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