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Pakistan HC in India issues 1,100 visas to Sikh pilgrims

 April 08, 2021

The High Commission of Pakistan in India has issued 1,100 visas to Sikh pilgrims to participate in the annual Baisakhi celebrations being held from April 12 to 22.

Under the framework of the Pakistan-India Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines of 1974, a large number of Sikh Yatrees from India visit Pakistan to observe various religious festivals every year.

The issuance of pilgrimage visas is a part of the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to facilitate visits to religious shrines and its commitment to faithfully implement bilateral protocol in this regard.