No official talks over Kartarpur border, says FO

By Our Diplomatic Correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Wednesday said there has been no official communication between Pakistan and India over the opening of Kartarpur border.

FO Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal

Earlier this week, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry in an interview with BBC Urdu had said, “Pakistan will soon open the Kartarpur border for Sikh pilgrims, and allow them to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib without having to obtain a visa.”
“A system has been formed for the pilgrims entering Pakistan,” Chaudhry noted.
Former Indian cricketer and minister Navjot Singh Sidhu who had visited Pakistan to attend Prime Minister Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony had said Chief of Army Staff General Bajwa had told him the Pakistan government will open the Dera Baba Nanak (Kartarpur) corridor on Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary.