Pakistan has accepted Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidh’s plea that the field near Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara, cultivated by Guru Nanak Dev, be retained and no structure built. He had written a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the matter, Indian Express reported
It has announced that there would be no construction on the land as requested by Sidhu, who in his letter had conveyed sentiments of Sikhs to Pakistan.
Sidhu, while reacting to the statement, released a statement saying, Anything that fulfils the wishes of 12 Crore Nanak Naam Levas is exemplary and worth gratitude The land that Baba Nanak ploughed with his hand will now inspire generations to come. His message Naam Japo, Kirat Karo, Vand Sakho is immortal. It is indeed a cup of joy for the Sikhs world-over!
Earlier on Tuesday, India and Pakistan held a meeting of technical experts on the Kartarpur corridor. During te meeting, discussions were held on alignment, coordinates, and other engineering aspects of the proposed crossing points. An Indian delegation will be in Pakistan on April 2 to take discussions forward .
The meeting between both countries was held after India and Pakistan held talks to finalise modalities for the corridor linking Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in the Pakistan’s town of Kartarpur with the Gurdaspur district in Punjab. It was held at proposed zero points in the follow up of decision reached on the March 14 meeting, the report added.