Prime Minister Imran Khan to lay foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak University here on Monday (today), BOL news reported.
According to the details, all preparations have been completed for the ceremony in Nankana Sahib which will be graced by the Punjab Chief Minister, other Provincial and Federal Ministers and Foreign Ambassadors.
PM Imran will visit Lahore and Nankana Sahib today, meet the Governor, Chief Minister and also preside over various meetings, sources said.
The inaugural ceremony will be attended by Punjab Chief Minister, other Provincial and Federal Ministers and Foreign Ambassadors.
Interior Minister Ijaz Shah said this will be the first university of its kind in which focus will be laid on Punjabi and Khalsa languages.
The University will also work to promote religious tourism in the country, besides serving as a community center for the Sikh community, based in Pakistan and abroad.
This was stated by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan in a tweet.
وزیراعظم عمران خان آج ننکانہ صاحب میں بابا گرونانک یونیورسٹی کا سنگ بنیادرکھیں گے۔یہ سکھ برادری سےعمران خان کے ایک اوروعدے کی تکمیل ہے۔کرتارپورراہداری کی صورت میں بین المذاہب ہم آہنگی کا جو بیج انہوں نےبویاہےوہ مختلف مذاہب کے ماننےوالوں میں ہم آہنگی اوررواداری کاسایہ دارشجربنے گا
— Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan (@Dr_FirdousPTI) October 28, 2019
She said it is fulfillment of another promise by Prime Minister with the Sikh community.
Firdous Ashiq Awan said the seed of interfaith harmony sown by Imran Khan in the form of Kartarpur Corridor, would become a shadowy tree of tolerance and harmony for followers of different religions.
It is worth mentioning that officials of Pakistan and India in a historic event on Thursday signed an agreement for opening Kartarpur Corridor.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor on Nov 9.