Kartarpur Corridor project enters final phase

Around 70pc construction work of Sikh pilgrims' residential facilities is already completed


NAROWAL: The Kartarpur corridor project has entered its final phase as promised by the government of Pakistan that the construction and renovation work will be completed in November this year before 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.

With the completion of the corridor, a new city will emerge, surrounding the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal district of Pakistan.

The work on Darshan Point Zero Line terminal has been underway and being speedily completed. Moreover, the carpeting work of the corridor road has been initiated. The construction work of the roads from Gurdwara to Zero Line being in progress and vigorously completed. The construction work of the River Ravi bridge has been completed.

Seventy per cent of the construction work of the pilgrims’ residential buildings and Langarkhana at Gurdwara Sahab Complex has been completed.

Pakistan would construct, six residential blocks for pilgrims with having a capacity of 700 pilgrims besides it was constructing 100 immigration counters, officials said.

The corridor will provide visa-free access to Indian Sikh pilgrims to the Gurdwara in Kartarpur Sahib – a small town in Narowal, four kilometres from the Pakistan-India border, where Baba Guru Nanak spent the last 18 years of his life.

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