Pakistan issues 3,000 visas to Sikh yatrees

Islamabad to free 20 Indian fishermen from Karachi’s Landhi Jail

By: News Desk      Published: 11:41 AM, 13 Nov, 2021
Pakistan issues 3,000 visas to Sikh yatrees
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Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has issued around 3,000 visas to Indian Sikh yatrees on the eve of the 552nd birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

https://twitter.com/PakinIndia/status/1459161138776592386  

Baba Guru Nanak birth anniversary celebrations are being held at Darbar Sahib Gurdwara—peace corridor—located in Kartarpur, Narowal district that connects with Dera Babak Nanak in Gurdaspur, India. 

Pakistan High Commission in India also extended profound felicitations to the Sikh community in India and across the world on the 552nd Birth Anniversary of the founder of the Sikh religion. 

“The High Commission also wishes a spiritually rewarding yatra to the pilgrims visiting Pakistan,” reads a statement.

Indian fishermen 

Moreover, Pakistani authorities announced to free 20 Indian fishermen from Karachi’s Landhi Jail.

Edhi Foundation Spokesperson said, “All these Indian fisherfolk are being released on completion of their sentences in Pakistani jails.”

Edhi Foundation will bear bus transport cost of Indian fishermen from Karachi to Lahore from where they would be handed over to Indian authorities via Wagah Border.