Pakistan has decided to invite former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the opening ceremony of Kartarpur corridor, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Monday.
“We would like to extend an invitation to former Indian PM Manmohan Singh for the inauguration function of Kartarpur Corridor. He also represents the Sikh community. We will also send him a formal invitation,” Qureshi said in a video message.
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Qureshi said the preparations are underway in Pakistan for opening of Kartarpur corridor.
“PM Imran Khan has personal interest in it. We have decided to invite former PM (of India) Manmohan Singh on the occasion. We want him to participate in the event. He is very special to us and represents the Sikh community. So we have decided to invite him (Manmohan Singh) on the occasion of the inauguration. Myself, on the behalf of people of Pakistan, Prime Minister invite him. We will also extend an invitation to him in writing,” the Pakistan FM said.