ISLAMABAD: The federal government has launched the special song on Kartarpur Corridor with a message of peace, love and religious harmony.
Addressing the launching ceremony in Islamabad, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said the opening of Kartarpur Corridor was execution of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision of protection and freedom of all minorities.
She said PM Imran Khan will perform the opening ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor on Saturday, Nov 9.
The special assistant said the song would go a long way in promoting our soft image of peace and inter-faith harmony.
She said release of the song would also send a signal to the world about true face of Islam, besides giving our image of enlightened and moderate nation. She added the government and the entire nation welcomed the Sikh pilgrims to Pakistan with open arms.
The song has been released by the Directorate of Electronic and Media Publications, an attached department of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
An event was also arranged by the Directorate of Electronic Media and Publications, Ministry of Information Broadcasting and National heritage in Karachi to commemorate the launch of the song released by the ministry for the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor.
The event was attended by the notables of the Sikh community and the civil society.
President of Sikh Council of Pakistan Sardar Ramesh Singh, Senator Anwar Lal Deen from the Hindu community and Faisal Edhi were among the chief guests on the occasion.
Sardar Ramesh Singh thanked the prime minister of Pakistan for gifting the Sikh Community globally by opening the Kartarpur corridor and lauded his efforts in this regard.
Senator Lal Deen also congratulated for this initiative while terming Pakistani society as very tolerant for all religions he urged India to take such positive reciprocal steps.
Faisal Edhi advocated the peace between the two neighbouring countries of Pakistan and India and expressed his wish that Indian authorities should also open Ajmer Sharif for Muslim pilgrims.