Mumbai : Kartarpur Corridor Initiative is not connected with the dialogue process with Pakistan says External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
Pakistan had responded positively for the first time she added, whereas India has been asking Pakistan for the Corridor from many years, were Sikh pilgrims will get facilitate visa-free travel to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur.
“But that does not mean that bilateral talks will start only on this,” she said, adding that terror and talks can’t go together.
While addressing a press conference she also said “The moment Pakistan stops terrorist activities in India, the dialogue can start but the dialogue is not connected with only the Kartarpur corridor”
Pakistan prime Minister Imran Khan will be inaugurating corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur Punjab Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu will also attend the inaugration.
Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan is located across the river Ravi, about four kilometres from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine.
The Kartarpur corridor is expected to be completed within six months.