Washington: Ambassador Dr. Asad Majeed Khan received a Sikh Community representative delegation at the Embassy
Ambassador Khan briefed them about Pakistan’s persistent efforts to promote religious freedom, harmony and tourism in Pakistan. He said that the historic opening of the Kartarpur Corridor on 9 November, 2019 was a clear manifestation of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision for peace and inclusiveness in the region.
Regarding some recent mischievous reporting on events in Nankana Sahib and Peshawar, the Ambassador categorically rejected allegations of any “attack” and “desecration” at the Holy Gurdwara Nankana Sahib. He underlined that Pakistan attaches the highest respect and sanctity to the places of worship including those of Sikh religion.
The Ambassador reiterated that the Constitution of Pakistan guarantees equal rights to all citizens and that as a diverse country with different faiths living peacefully together, Pakistan is a proud multi-cultural and multi-religion country. The Sikh delegation thanked the Government of Pakistan, especially the Prime Minister, for his forward-looking vision and support to Sikh devotees in undertaking religious pilgrimage to Pakistan.
January 7, 2020
Commemorative Stamp on 550th Birthday Celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Jee
Commemorative Stamp issued on 550th Birthday Celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Jee could be purchased placing orders along with payment through bank draft, crossed cheque or Western Union to the following officers of Pakistan Post:
The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C will remain closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 on Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr Day