Kartarpur Corridor will significantly improve Pakistan, India ties: Manmohan Singh

KARTARPUR, Nov 09 (INP): India’s former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that the opening of Kartarpur Corridor will significantly improve bilateral ties between Pakistan and India.

Manmohan Singh and Indian Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh arrived at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur with a Sikh delegation as gates of the passage at zero point were opened today. Pakistani officials welcomed the Sikh pilgrims.

Manmohan Singh termed it as a “big moment.” Amarinder Singh said the Sikh community has been waiting for a free passage for 70 years, and maintained that it is a good beginning. Former Indian opposition leader and Sikh pilgrims thanked Pakistan for its efforts to inaugurate the Kartarpur Corridor.