Pakistan invites former Indian PM Manmohan Singh to Kartarpur corridor inauguration

Manmohan Singh, Kartarpur corridor, Shah Mahmood Qureshi

The corridor is scheduled to be opened in November.



By Web Report

Published: Mon 30 Sep 2019, 2:52 PM

Last updated: Mon 30 Sep 2019, 4:54 PM

Former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh has been invited for the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor.

"Kartarpur corridor is an important project, the prime minister has a personal interest in it," Pakistan newspaper Dawn reported foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi as saying.

"After consultations, Pakistan has decided to invite Manmohan Singh to the inauguration, who we hold in high regard. He will represent the Sikh community," Qureshi added.

"On behalf of the government, as the foreign minister of Pakistan, I invite him to attend the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor," said Qureshi, adding that the government also intends to send Singh a formal written invitation. The corridor is scheduled to be opened in November.


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