National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) teams successfully started collection of Service Charges from Yatris at Kartarpur Sahib Corridor through NBP counters within the span of just 15 days. Special arrangements for collection of service charges from Sikh Yatris were made through three options i.e. Collection of USD Cash @ USD 20/- per Yatri per visit through 24 Cash collection counters, Collection through web portal/Internet Payment Gateway for payment of service and charges via credit cards (Master/Visa/UPI).
Collection through 10 'Cheque and Cash Deposit Machines' (CCDMs) and Collection through 'Point of Sale' (POS) to be placed at the counters. Prime Minister of Pakistan inaugurated the Corridor in a ceremony held in the courtyard of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib on November 09, 2019.
The ceremony was also attended by State Ministers from Pakistan and India, Foreign Diplomats, Officials from MOF / MORA and SBP/ NBP and Sikh Yatris from all over the world including the general public.
The newly established NBP cash collection counters at Kartarpur Sahib Corridor was visited by the Army Chief and the Prime Minister of Pakistan. Both expressed satisfaction and appreciated the arrangements made in such a short span of time. NBP Counters are also selling special coins of Rs. 550 minted by the Government of Pakistan on the eve of 550th anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Devji. The NBP project team was led...