Sikh leaders have hailed the initiative taken by Pakistan to open the Kartarpur Corridor for the facilitation of Sikh community.
Speaking in a program of News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan today, Sikh leader Professor Dr. Kalyan Singh Kalyan said it was the long standing desire of Sikhs to visit one of their holiest places in Pakistan. He said government of Pakistan is committed to protection of rights of minorities in the country. He especially thanked the government and people of Pakistan for this great initiative.
President of Pakistan Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Satwant Singh said the teachings of Baba Guru Nanak revolved around peace and humanity. He said opening of Kartarpur Corridor is a great gift for the Sikh community. Satwant Singh said Pakistan is a pure land for Sikh and has same status for the Sikh community as Makkah and Madinah for Muslims.
President of Pakistan Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee said government and nation of Pakistan are peace loving and this gesture resonates with the inter-faith harmony espoused by Baba Guru Nanak.