Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the Integrated Check Post at Kartarpur Corridor on 9th November 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the Integrated Check Post at Kartarpur Corridor on 9th November 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the Integrated Check Post at Kartarpur Corridor on 9th November 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the Integrated Check Post at Kartarpur Corridor on 9th November 2019


Prime Minister Modi, shall, prior to this,pay obeisance at Ber Sahib Gurudwara at Sultanpur Lodhi.
Later, Prime Minister Modi shall participate in public programme at Dera Baba Nanak.
The inauguration of the ICP check post would facilitate, Indian Pilgrims to visit Gurudwara Kartapur Sahib in Pakistan.

India has signed an Agreement with Pakistan on the 24th of October 2019 on the modalities for operationalisation of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor at Zero Point, International Boundary, Dera Baba Nanak.

Provisions made for facilitation of Pilgrims:

The 4.2 Km four lane highway connecting Dera Baba Nanak from Amritsar – Gurdaspur Highway is constructed at a cost of Rs 120 Cr.

The state-of-the-art Passenger Terminal Building is on 15 acres land. The fully air conditioned building akin to an airport has over 50 immigration counters for facilitating about 5000 pilgrims a day.
It has all the necessary public amenities like kiosks, washrooms, child care, first aid medical facilities, prayer room and snacks counters inside the main building.

Robust security infrastructure is put in place with CCTV surveillance and public address systems.
A 300ft. National Monumental Flag is also being hoisted at the International Border.

The Agreement signed with Pakistan on the 24th of October provides a formal framework for operationalisation of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor.

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