On Thursday, more than 2,200 Sikh pilgrims received visas from the High Commission of Pakistan situated in India for the celebrations of Baisakhi. The visas were issued under the Religious Shrine protocol of 1974.
According to the statement by High Commission, the development occurred under the bilateral protocol between India and Pakistan. Aftab Hasan Khan, Charge d’ Affairs wished the pilgrims a fulfilling and rewarding visit. He added it’s a matter of pride that Pakistan has played an important role in facilitating the pilgrims and preserving religious sites.
The Sikh pilgrims will arrive in Pakistan by April 12 and visit Panja Sahib, Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur Sahib before flying back to India in the last week of April.