Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor today which allows thousands of Sikh pilgrims to visit the sacred Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara where Guru Nanak Dev spent the last 18 years of his life.
Many prominent members from India also made an appearance at the event including former Indian President Manmohan Singh, cricketer and now politician Navjot Singh Sidhu and actor Sunny Deol. While addressing the attendees at the inauguration, Navjot Singh Sidhu remarked “Prime Minister Imran Khan has made history by opening historical Kartarpur Corridor and fulfilled the long cherished dream of four generations of Sikh community, who were anxiously waiting to visit their holy place.”
Various celebrities are tweeting to praise the efforts of our government especially the Prime Minister.
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) November 9, 2019
— Hamza Ali Abbasi (@iamhamzaabbasi) November 28, 2018
Mr Prime Minister, thank you for leading with so much compassion and empathy. We as a nation are proud of looking up to you as our leader and a beacon of peace in the region. @ImranKhanPTI #PakistanOpensKartarpur #KartarpurCorridorForPeace
— Momina Mustehsan (@MominaMustehsan) November 9, 2019
Two different nations and two different stories. You decide! (Abusive comments will be blocked and reported so don’t bother) #KartarpurCorridor Congratulations Pakistan for taking the road to tolerance and respect today. I am feeling really good today. #peaceistheway pic.twitter.com/j1nA1HOrJW
— Armeena 🦋 (@ArmeenaRK) November 9, 2019
— MAWRA HOCANE (Hussain) (@MawraHocane) November 9, 2019
I welcome the Sikh brethren to Pakistan. #KartarpurCorridor is a road to peace & religious harmony. Beautiful scenes at the opening of corridor. I can see the priceless happiness on the faces. Special contribution of @ImranKhanPTI & @sherryontopp is highly appreciated. pic.twitter.com/RrKfok7oVB
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) November 9, 2019
A friend Zarmina, visited the #KartarpurCorridor and can’t stop raving its beauty & the fact that it was all completed in 8 months. Religious harmony & the facilitation to allow all faiths to practice their beliefs is key to peace. A warm welcome to the #SikhCommunity #Kartarpur pic.twitter.com/YTf410HupN
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) November 8, 2019
PM Imran Khan’s message of peace is on a clear display with the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor. We hope the opening of the corridor contributes in the opening of hearts and paves way for a better and stable South Asia.