The project includes construction of police station building (Type ‘H’), office of DSP counter intelligence and other staff of the Intelligence wing, dormitory accommodation for 150 police personnel and 50 residential flats.
The Kartarpur corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims, who will have to just obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib.
The state government has now sought yet another clearance from the Centre for five ministers — Soni, Channi, Randhawa as well as Rural Development Minister Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa and Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu — to visit the neighbouring country.
Apart from meeting Manmohan Singh, Amarinder Thursday also called upon President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to formally invite them to events being organised by his government to mark the occasion. The invites have been accepted, the CMO said.
Amid reports incorrectly suggesting that former prime minister Manmohan Singh had accepted Pakistan’s invitation to go there for the opening of Kartarpur corridor, the Chief Minister told media that he did not believe Manmohan had any such plans.
Amarinder Singh said both Kovind and Modi have accepted the Punjab government's invitation to be part of the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev ji, including the historic opening of the Kartarpur Corridor.
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