Islamabad: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was invited to visit Pakistan by her counterpart Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor.
A long-pending demand of the Sikh community to build a religious corridor linking India’s border district of Gurdaspur with a historic gurudwara in Pakistan may finally be fulfilled with both the countries announcing that stretches would be developed in their respective areas.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the groundbreaking ceremony of the facilities at on the Pakistan side on November 28.
Apart from Swaraj, Qureshi also invited Punjab Chief Minister Amrinder Singh and cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to the ceremony.
“On behalf of Pakistan I have extended an invitation to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj @SushmaSwaraj , Capt Amarinder Singh @capt_amarinder & Navjot Singh Sidhu @sherryontopp to attend the groundbreaking ceremony at #Kartarpura on 28 Nov, 2018,” Qureshi tweeted.