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Pakistanis banned from Kartarpur Corridor, Indians allowed

March 14, 2020 05:58 PM


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Pakistan has announced series of measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, including a ban on Pakistani nationals from travelling via the Kartarpur Corridor.

Indian pilgrims will, however, be allowed to use the corridor. In a series of tweets, Imran Khan announced a slew of measures being undertaken by the Pakistani government to deal with the coronavirus spread. Pakistan has also decided to hold talks with India and other SAARC nations on how to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.

Imran Khan has announced that Kartarpur Sahib will be closed for all Pakistani nationals while the Darbar Sahib gurdwara will remain open for Indian nationals coming through the corridor.

The prime minster office’s official twitter handle made these announcements in a series of tweets.

https://twitter.com/PakPMO/status/1238553615943569413

Pakistan has so far reported 28 confirmed cases of coronavirus and has seen a consistent rise in cases over the past few weeks. At least 28 people have been confirmed as infected while about one million people have already been screened.

Pakistan has also decided that its entire western border with India and other nations will be closed for two weeks for all human and commercial traffic. All educational institutes at all levels will remain closed across the nation for another three weeks.

India has so far reported 2 deaths and 85 confirmed cases. Prime Minister Modi on Friday appealed to all SAARC nations to hold talks via video conferencing on measures that can be taken to deal with the problem at hand.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOavNaBX4NU


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