Pakistan, India Move to Open Historic Border Crossing for Sikhs

01 December, 2018, 09:20 | Author: Mable Gonzales
  • While speaking to Indian journalists in the federal capital the prime minister said that peace is the only way forward Geo News screen grab

News Nation brings to you an exclusive footage from Pakistan's Kartarpur corridor. On the other hand, Imran was dismissive of observations that, despite all the positive talk, Pakistan is providing a safe harbour to terrorists such as Hafiz Saeed and Dawood Ibarhim.

Reacting to a reference to Kashmir by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran that the only issue between India and Pakistan is Kashmir, and it all needs is just two capable leadership to resolve this issue, the Ministry of External Affairs India said that its "deeply regrettable" and he chose to politicise a "pious moment".

Days before the ground-breaking ceremony, India complained to Pakistan about not allowing officials from its High Commission access to Indian pilgrims visiting Pakistan for the Guru Nanak birth anniversary.

The "peace corridor" is "a message of love and fraternity", said Shah Mehmood Qureshi, the Pakistani foreign minister, adding he saw it as "a precious opportunity between the two countries".

General Bajwa was among the big gathering of guests at the groundbreaking ceremony, including diplomats, Indian journalists, Sikh devotees and a ministerial level delegation representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"If we want to do what we want to do, which is concentrate on fixing poverty, institutions, we need peace in the region".

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On Wednesday, Khan had also said that the Pakistan government, political parties and the country's powerful military wanted peace with India, and were united in their stand. Khan laid the foundation stone of the Kartarpur corridor, linking the Sikh holy shrines of Dera Baba Nanak Sahib in Gurdaspur district of Punjab in India, with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur in Pakistan.

PM Imran Khan said that looking at the past yields no results and he is not accountable for what transpired in the past.

Because there were so many U-Turns throughout these 100 days, be it about Atif Mian's appointment to the Economic Council or in the aftermath of Aasia Bibi's case, PTI chose to post an advertisement in today's newspaper that says 'Hum Masroof Thay', or "We've been busy" for the English language papers. "We can not change our borders but let us make them irrelevant by facilitating trade and encouraging people to people contact", she tweeted. "There is already a clampdown on him".

He said a meeting with Indian counterpart Swaraj was fixed on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) previous year but it was cancelled by India. However, he added that "unless better sense prevailed in India, we may have to wait for Sidhu to become (India's) Prime Minister".

He said that the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir is a decades-old dispute which can only be resolved through the continuation of a dialogue. However, the project has been overshadowed by discord between the two countries over the alleged role of Pakistan-based groups in a grenade attack in Amritsar last week.


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