Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the first group of Sikh pilgrims from around the world today. Gurdwara Darbar Sahib is one of Sikhism’s holiest sites.

The opening of the Kartarpur corridor on Saturday, 9 November 2019, allows pilgrims from India to easily travel to Pakistan and visit the site.

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Leading to the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, hundreds of labourers were employed to bring Gurdwara Darbar Sahib to proper form to welcome the pilgrims.

The opening of the Kartarpur corridor comes days before Guru Nanak’s 550th birthday which is celebrated by millions of Sikhs globally.