ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has announced the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims from June 29. A statement issued by the Foreign Office on Saturday said that the Government of Pakistan is ready to open the Kartarpur Corridor on the occasion of the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and has informed the Indian Government to make arrangements in this regard.
Pakistan had temporarily closed the Kartarpur corridor on March 16 to curb the spread of Corona virus.
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in his tweet regarding the reopening of Kartarpur corridor said that places of worship are opening all over the world and Pakistan is also preparing to reopen Kartarpur corridor.
As places of worship open up across the world, Pakistan prepares to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor for all Sikh pilgrims, conveying to the Indian side our readiness to reopen the corridor on 29 June 2020, the occasion of the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh.— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) June 27, 2020