Pakistan issues visas to pilgrims on the occasion of Death Anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh

On the occasion of Death Anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh, the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has issued 473 visas to Sikh pilgrims from India to attend the annual anniversary scheduled to be held in Pakistan from 21-30 June 2023.

The issuance of visas is in line with the Government of Pakistan’s commitment to fully implement the Bilateral Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines of 1974. Every year, a large number of Indian Yatrees visit Pakistan to observe various religious festivals/occasions.

Expressing his views on the auspicious occasion, Charge d’Affaires Salman Sharif extended heartfelt felicitations to the pilgrims and wished them a rewarding and fulfilling journey. He stated that Pakistan remains committed to preserving sacred religious sites and facilitating the visiting pilgrims.

During the visit, the pilgrims would, inter alia, go to Gurdwaras at Nankana Sahib, Panja Sahib and Kartarpur Sahib.

19 June 2023
New Delhi