Sikh pilgrims from other countries to visit Baba Guru Shrine

Sikh pilgrims from other countries to visit Baba Guru Shrine
NANKANA SAHIB: The federal government revealed today on Monday that Sikh pilgrims from other countries will get tourist visa to visit the shrine of Baba Guru Nanak under the Kartarpur Corridor pact.
According to sources, the Sikh pilgrims or travelers would be allowed to travel in parts of the country including Nankana Sahib, Gurdwara Panja Sahib located in Hasan Abdal and would not limited to Kartarpur Sahib.
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They will not oblige to pay $20 service charges, added sources.
On the other hand, Indian Sikh pilgrims are allowed to stay at the shrine only. They do not need visa but they need to get a permit before entering Pakistan.
The devotees are expected to visit the shrine in the early November on the account of 550th Birthday of the founder of Sikh religion. These pilgrims can access gurdwara direct from the corridor.
It is pertinent to mention that Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the shrine on the 9th of November.
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It is also mentioned in the agreement that at least 5,000 pilgrims will be visiting the shrine every day.
India will share the list of pilgrims 10 days before the trip and Pakistan will permit the visit four days before the travel of devotees after conducting verification and other legal formalities.
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