Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan stated that the incumbent government is working on different proposals to promote Sikh tourism in the country, in line with the vision of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
He went on to say that the government will issue long-term multiple entry visas to the Sikh pilgrims coming to Pakistan. The Minister also expressed grave concern over rising incidents of religious extremism and oppression of minorities by the BJP-led government in India.
At the meeting, President of Sikhs of America Jasdeep Singh praised the Pakistani government for providing the E-Visa facility to Sikh pilgrims and termed the Kartarpur corridor as a great gift for the Sikh community.
He said that Sikh pilgrims coming to Kartarpur are facing difficulties due to the strict policies of the Indian government.
The meeting also discussed various issues related to inter-religious harmony, extension of the Darbar Baba Gurunanak, and the Kartarpur corridor.
Meanwhile, Minister for Interior Rana Sanaullah stated in an interview with a news channel that PTI chief Imran Khan is on protective bail in 19 cases registered in Islamabad and 16 in Punjab province. He said that Imran Khan’s long march story has failed because the citizens of Islamabad refused to support him for sit-ins and marches.
The minister said the Imran Khan’s narrative of foreign conspiracy is false and rejected by state institutions. Answering a question, he said that the government has reviewed the case against Moonis Elahi which was registered in PTI government.