“Kartarpur Corridor is a symbol of Pakistan’s commitment to religious freedom,” says COAS Gen Bajwa
A delegation of British Sikh soldiers visited the General Headquarters of the Pakistan Army in Rawalpindi on Tuesday and met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
The delegation was led by Deputy Commander Field Army Major General Celia J. Harvey.
According to the Pakistan Army’s media affairs wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Pakistan respects all religions and also recognizes the need to promote religious tourism in the country.
Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa added that the Kartarpur Corridor is a reflection of Pakistan’s unwavering commitment to religious freedom and harmony.
The delegation also visited Lahore and witnessed the flag hoisting ceremony at Wagah border. The delegation visited Lahore Fort, Allama Iqbal’s Shrine and Badshahi Mosque. British Sikh troops visited several religious places in the country including Darbar Hazrat Mian Mir, Haveli Nonihal Singh, Gurdwara Janam Asthan Guru Ram Das, Samadhi Ranjit Singh, Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Kartarpur Rahdari, Nankana Sahib and Dera Panja Sahib.
The delegation also visited Orakzai district, Samana Fort, Lockhart Fort and Sara Garhi Memorial, laid a flower wreath at the Sara Garhi Memorial, and appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Armed Forces for peace in the tribal districts.