Kartarpur talks: India refuses visas to Pakistani media persons

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Office has regretted over Indian denial from issuing visas to Pakistani media men for the Kartarpur talks which is scheduled to be held on March 14 (tomorrow).

Foreign Office Spokesperson, Dr Muhammad Faisal wrote on his twitter account, “Regrettable that India has not given visas to Pakistani journalists for the kartarpur meeting tomorrow. Hope the PakKartarpurSpirit & meeting tomorrow will bring a change for the better for people of both countries”.

He recalled that more than 30 Indian journalists in their visit to Pakistan also met PM and were hosted by FM for a dinner.

Pakistan and India will hold foreign-ministerial level dialogues on March 14 (tomorrow) following a major development in the opening of Kartarpur Corridor.

Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal will lead Pakistani delegation in the dialogues to be held in Attari between 9:00 am till 5:00 pm on Thursday.

In a historical event on November 28, Prime Minister Imran Khan laid the foundation stone of Kartarpur Corridor which was also attended by Indian ministers Navjot Singh Sidhu, Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri on the invitation of the Pakistan government.

Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara is located at the bank of Ravi river in Pakistan is about four km from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine.