Fulfilled Sikh community’s wish by opening the Katarpur: FO Spokesperson

Anum RizwanWeb Editor

04th Sep, 2019. 11:45 am
FO spokesperson on Kartarpur

While talking to the media, Spokesperson to the Foreign office, Dr. Faisal stated that, Pakistan has completed ninety percent work on the corridor and will start implementations after this.

Dr. Faisal addressed the media after arriving to the Wahga border to hold third round of talks to finalize the agreement on Kartarpur.

FO Spokesperson said that Pakistan is committed to open the Kartarpur Corridor on the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.

Katarpur corridor was opened on the wish of Sikh community as a major initiative for peace by Prime Minister Imran Khan, FO Spokesperson added.

“We are hopeful to give a final shape to the draft agreement of Kartarpur corridor in today’s talks with India. Some 90 per cent work on the project has been completed and Pakistan is committed to opening the corridor in November,” Faisal, who is leading the Pakistan delegation, said.

After talking to media a 20-member Pakistani delegation crossed over to India for the joint secretary-level meeting at Attari in Amritsar.

According to details, India had accepted Pakistan’s proposal to resume talks over opening Kartarpur corridor on the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.

Pak-India negotiations were to be held on Wednesday, in which, Pakistani delegation was led by Dr. Faisal.

Talks will be held at the Indian side of the border, which will conclude the final decisions, media reported.

Third round of the talks was to be led by Director General South Asia and SAARC Dr. Mohammad Faisal.

Construction work by Pakistan, on the corridor site is in its final stages.

Whereas, not even 50% of the work has yet been completed from Indian side, as per the reports.

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