Opening of Kartarpur corridor, religious heritage of Pakistan highlighted in Brussels.

ISLAMABAD -- The Embassy of Pakistan has organized a seminar and photographic exhibition on 'Cultural Diversity of Pakistan and Kartarpur Corridor' at the Brussels press club, which attracted high appreciation from European and Sikh communities of Belgium on Kartarpur Sahib corridor initiative. The event was attended by a large number of diplomats including ambassadors, high officials of the EU Foreign Office and other European Institutions, think tanks, academics, media persons and representatives of different religious organizations, a press release received here Sunday said. Sikh pilgrims from Belgium, who recently visited Pakistan for the inauguration of Kartarpur Sahib corridor, were also invited to share their experiences.

On the occasion, Pakistan's Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union Zaheer A Janjua said it was important to highlight the opening up of the Kartarpur corridor, a passage giving visa-free and quick access to Sikh pilgrims to the shrine of Baba Guru Nanak Dev, the founder and spiritual leader of the Sikh religion. 'Prime Minister Imran Khan himself took keen interest in the completion of the project, which was constructed in record time of less than a year, ' he added.

Tracing roots of religious heritage in different periods of history, ambassador Janjua gave an overview of growth and expansion of various religions including Budhism, Hinduism, Christianity and Sikhism in the areas that constituted present day Pakistan. He also talked about the indigenous...

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