Passport must for pilgrims, says ISPR chief.


ISLAMABAD -- Military spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday said that Indian Sikh pilgrims would require a passport to use Kartarpur Corridor.

'As we have a security link, the entry would be a legal one under a permit on a passport-based identity. There will be no compromise on security or sovereignty,' Gen Ghafoor said while talking on a private TV channel.

Kartarpur Corridor, which provides a visa-free access to Indian Sikhs to Kartarpur Gurdwara, will be inaugurated on Saturday.

The corridor has been established to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, falling on Nov 12.

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