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Kartarpur Corridor: Pak Meet to be Held on 2 April

Kartarpur Corridor: Pak Meet to be Held on 2 April
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India and Pakistan, concluded their first meeting to finalise the modalities for setting up of a corridor linking Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistani town of Kartarpur with Gurdaspur district in Punjab, three months after the two countries agreed on the project.  The next meeting will be held in Wagah on 2 April.

In a joint statement issued after the meet, both countries said that detailed and constructive discussions were held on various aspects and provisions of the proposed agreement.

The meet came amid tensions between India and Pakistan after the Pulwama terror attack that left 40 CRPF jawans martyred.

  • The Indian delegation comprises representatives from Union Home Ministry, External Affairs Ministry, BSF, National Highways Authority of India and Punjab government
  • Sources told PTI that India may request Pakistan to allow visit of the Indian pilgrims to the gurdwara without any passport and visa
  • Kartarpur Sahib is located in Pakistan’s Narowal district across the river Ravi, about four km from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine
  • The government has identified 50 acres of land for the Kartarpur corridor and it would be developed in two phases

‘Detailed and Constructive Discussions’: India-Pak Issue Joint Statement on Kartarpur

India and Pakistan issued a joint statement after talks on the Kartarpur corridor. Here’s what the statement said:

“The first meeting to discuss the modalities and the draft agreement for facilitation of pilgrims to visit Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib using the Kartarpur Corridor was held today at Attari, India in a cordial environment.

Both sides held detailed and constructive discussions on various aspects and provisions of the proposed agreement and agreed to work towards expeditiously operationalizing the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor.

“Both sides also held expert level discussions between the technical experts on the alignment and other details of the proposed corridor. It was agreed to hold the next meeting at Wagah on 2 April 2019.”

Indo-Pak Talks Over Kartarpur Underway

India and Pakistan kicked off their first meeting to finalise the modalities for setting up of a corridor to Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan.

Pak Delegation Reaches Wagah Border

Pakistani delegation reaches Wagah Border to hold discussions with India over Kartarpur Corridor.

Pak Expresses Disappointment over Denial of Visas to Journalists

Pakistan expressed disappointment over India’s decision to not issue visas to Pakistani journalists to cover the first meeting between the two countries on the Kartarpur Corridor.

“Regrettable that India has not given visas to Pakistani journalists for the Kartarpur meeting tomorrow,” Dr Mohammad Faisal, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, tweeted.

It is not known how many journalists had applied for visas to cover the meeting.

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