pakistan grants visas for sikh pilgrims’ spiritual journey on guru nanak’s birthday
In a gesture of goodwill and religious harmony, Pakistan has granted approximately 3,000 visas to Sikh pilgrims from India, allowing them to partake in the 554th birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak. The much-anticipated festivities are scheduled to take place in Pakistan from November 25 to December 4, 2023.
Sikhs from India are going to important religious places in Pakistan for Guru Nanak’s birthday celebration. This is a big thing for the Sikh community and giving visas shows that Pakistan and India want to live peacefully together.
Aizaz Khan, who represents Pakistan in India, shared his good wishes with the Sikh pilgrims.
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The visas for Sikh pilgrims follow a plan called the Pakistan-India Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines, which began in 1974. This plan helps people to visit religious places in each other’s countries.
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Every year, many Sikhs from India visit Pakistan for religious festivals. Pakistan have so many important Sikh places, with its own history which is very importance to the Sikh community.