Declaration: Pakistan has given visa to three thousand Sikhs, will be able to go to Nankana Sahib


Pakistan on Friday announced that it has issued visas to 3,000 Indian Sikh pilgrims to participate in the 552 birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, which will be held from November 17 to 26. Sikh pilgrims will be able to visit Gurdwara Janmasthan in Nankana Sahib.


The Pakistan High Commission to India issued around 3,000 visas to Indian Sikh travelers on the eve of the 552nd birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the Pakistan High Commission tweeted. The Pakistan High Commission in India extends warm greetings to the Sikh community in India and around the world on the 552nd birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, the statement said.


The visa has been issued under the provision of the 1974 bilateral protocol between India and Pakistan on visits to religious places. Indian pilgrims will be able to visit various Gurdwaras including Gurdwara Nankana Sahib and Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib.