By Asia Samachar Team | SINGAPORE |
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi visited a photo exhibition at a Singapore gurdwara yesterday (7 Nov 2019).
The exhibition at Sri Guru Singh Sabha (SGSS) Singapore, which traces the footsteps of Guru Nanak’s extensive journeys, was held at the Sikh community the world over, commemorates Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary.
“The Kartarpur Sahib corridor is symbolic of the peace, love & harmony we endeavour to further in the region, with our PM’s fundamental vision to respect the very sanctity of these sacred lands for the Sikh community and to revive the lost heritage of the Sikh legacy in Pakistan,” Shah Mahmood shared in a tweet after the visit.
It is understood that Shah Mahmood will also be present at the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, a major initiative from both India and Pakistan, to allow Sikhs from India to visit the Kartarpur gurdwara, located on the Punjab side of Pakistan today.
Born in Rai Bhoi Ki Talva village in undivided Punjab, now known as Nankana Sahib. After passing on the Guruship to Guru Angad, he spent the last 18 years of his life at Kartarpur. All these places are in today’s Punjab, Pakistan.
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Singapore president at gurdwara centennial celebration (Asia Samachar, 24 June 2018)