Pakistan issues visa to Sika Khan to reunite with brother after short Kartarpur meeting

By: News Desk
Published: 07:02 PM, 28 Jan, 2022
Pakistan issues visa to Sika Khan to reunite with brother after short Kartarpur meeting
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Pakistan High Commission Friday issued a visa to Sika Khan from India’s Punjab to visit Pakistan along family members to meet his brother Muhammad Siddique among others in the country.

Pakistan High Commission India took to twitter to announce the great news. The High Commission said: “Today, Pakistan High Commission issues visa to Sika Khan to visit his brother, Muhammed Siddique and other family members in Pakistan. The two brothers separated in 1947 were recently reunited after 74 years at Kartarpur Sahib Corridor.”

Moreover, while sharing the video the Commission further said: “Sika Khan also met with CDA Aftab Hasan Khan and interacted with Mission's officers. He appreciated his interaction and thanked the CDA for the cooperation extended to him.”

The Commission further said the story of the two brothers is a powerful illustration of how the historic opening of the visa-free Kartarpur Sahib Corridor in November 2019 by Pakistan is bringing people closer to each other.”

It is pertinent to mention that Sika Khan lost his brother Muhammed Siddique during the partition in 1947, when half of Punjab went to Pakistan. Sika Khan remained in India’s Punjab but his real brother opted for Faisalabad in Pakistan’s Punjab.

Earlier, the Kartarpur Corridor has connected two real brothers who were separated 74 years ago after the creation of Pakistan

Reportedly, the Kartarpur proved a blessing for two real brothers who were separated at the time India-Pakistan separation in 1947.

When 80-year-old Siddique saw his brother Habib alias Sheela, he recognized him at the very moment. The 24News had capture the touching scenes of two brothers hugging, weeping and consoling each other.

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