The Kartarpur Corridor was inaugurated by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan earlier today. The Gurudwara Darbar Sahib located near Lahore would allow Sikhs from India to visit the final resting place of the Sikh Guru without a visa. Celebrities from both sides of the border was glad at the opening of the 3km long corridor that will help the Sikh pilgrims visit their holy place. Mahira Khan, who's one of the biggest stars in Pakistan also lauded the Pakistani PM's efforts for religious harmony.
The actress tweeted, "Feeling so proud of my country, Pakistan, as we open the Kartarpur Corridor. Let there be peace, tolerance, love and respect for all. Imran Khan, Respect! This is Iqbal’s Pakistan."
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) November 9, 2019
Former Pakistani cricketer, Shoaib Akhtar was also glad at the inauguration. He wrote, "I welcome the Sikh brethren to Pakistan. Kartarpur Corridor is a road to peace & religious harmony. Beautiful scenes at the opening of corridor. I can see the priceless happiness on the faces. Special contribution of Imran Khan and Navjot Singh Sidhu is highly appreciated."
I welcome the Sikh brethren to Pakistan. #KartarpurCorridor is a road to peace & religious harmony. Beautiful scenes at the opening of corridor. I can see the priceless happiness on the faces. Special contribution of @ImranKhanPTI & @sherryontopp is highly appreciated. pic.twitter.com/RrKfok7oVB— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) November 9, 2019
Armeena Khan of Sherdil fame also commented. She tweeted, " Two different nations and two different stories. You decide! Kartarpur Corridor! Congratulations Pakistan for taking the road to tolerance and respect today. I am feeling really good today."
Two different nations and two different stories. You decide! (Abusive comments will be blocked and reported so don’t bother) #KartarpurCorridor Congratulations Pakistan for taking the road to tolerance and respect today. I am feeling really good today. #peaceistheway pic.twitter.com/j1nA1HOrJW— Armeena Khan (@ArmeenaRK) November 9, 2019
Bollywood star Sunny Deol is also currently in Pakistan to visit Gurudwara Darbar Sahib. He wrote, "Humanity is alive. Today is a very big day with the grace of Jagat Guru Baba Nanak."
इंसानियत ज़िंदाबाद।— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) November 9, 2019
आज जगत गुरु बाबा नानक जी की कृपा से बहुत बड़ा दिन है।
मेहर करो दाता जी।
धन्य गुरु नानक देव जी।#apnagurdaspur #Kartarpur #KartarpurCorridorForPeace @PMOIndia @BJP4Punjab @BJP4India pic.twitter.com/N4fOOjqfPh
Upon inaugurating, Pakistani PM Imran said, "Today we are not only opening the border but also our hearts for the Sikh community. The inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor is a manifestation of the fact that our hearts are always open for the followers of different religions as enjoined by our great religion and envisioned by our Father of the Nation."