Pakistan invites Indian Sikhs for Guru Nanak's
551st birth anniversary
Los Angeles, Oct 19, 2020
NRIpress.club/Ramesh/ A.Gary Singh
The Pakistan government has sent out invitations to Indian Sikhs to attend celebrations marking the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. As per the details of the invitation, sent in advance via the Indian Sikh Sangats, the devotees will be offered a five-day visa to enter Pakistan after a mandatory Covid-19 test.
“All pilgrims coming to partake in the festivities of Baba Guru Nanak Dev’s birth anniversary will required to observe and abide by all Covid-19 SOPs throughout their stay, even after showing the mandatory negative Covid-19 test,” an official of the Abandoned Waqf Property Board said.
A three-day celebration known as Guru Nanak Gurpurab will begin on November 27 at the Nankana Sahib.
Sources reveal that Pakistan has expressed its willingness to promote religious tourism in the country. However, no response has been received from the Indian government on the matter.