India says, it is committed to early completion of Kartarpur corridor project
Government has said, India is committed towards early completion of the Kartarpur Corridor project and asked Pakistan to show flexibility on charging fees as it is a sentimental matter for the pilgrims.
Responding to a question, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, New Delhi hopes that the infrastructure projects on the Indian side get completed in a time-bound manner. He told newsmen, the four-lane highway has been completed and the state-of-the-art passenger terminal will be completed by October end. Mr. Kumar said, India shared an agreement with Pakistan but it has not received a reply yet.
The Kartarpur Corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan, with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab. It will facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims, who will only have to obtain a permit to visit the revered Kartarpur Sahib.