LAHORE - A delegation of Gurdwara Sikh Parbandhak Committee Delhi led by Chief Advisor Paramjeet Singh Chandok called on Special Assistant to Chief Minister and Spokesperson Punjab government Hasaan Khawar. Matters regarding provision of facilities to Sikh Yatrees in Pakistan, exchange of bilateral delegations and other important issues came under discussion during the meeting. On this occasion, Hasaan Khawar termed the Kartarpur ‘Rahdaari’ an important initiative of the government of Pakistan which would pave the way to improve Indo-Pak relations. He said the government would resolve the boarding and lodging problems of Sikh Yatrees on priority basis. The government was consulting with all the stakeholders to create ease in the process of obtaining NOC, adding that there was a huge potential of religious tourism in the country through Gurdwaras. More than 7,000 Sikh Yatrees visit Pakistan every year and these numbers would be taken to millions through better planning, he said and added MoU would be signed with the Department of Tourism to promote religious tourism.

 

On this occasion, Paramjeet Singh Chandok lauded the efforts of the government of Pakistan for Kartarpur Rahdaari and assured that positive change would be witnessed from the Indian Punjab in the next six months. “There is a need to aware our young generation about our joint history,” he concluded.