Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked Pakistan Prime minister Imran Khan for respecting the sentiments of India while speaking at the inauguration of the Integrated Check Post of Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur.
The PM also said, "the opening of Kartarpur Sahib corridor before the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Devi Ji has brought us immense happiness."
As a part of the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Sikh faith founder Guru Nanak Dev, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived at Dera Baba Nanak where inaugurated Kartarpur Corridor's Passenger Terminal Building and flag off the first Jatha of devotees.
He donned an orange turban for the occasion.
Also present at Dera Baba Nanak were BJP lawmaker from Gurdaspur, Sunny Deol, Union Minister Hardeep Puri and Shiromani Akali Dal's Sukhbir Badal.
Actor-politician Sunny Deol also wore a turban for the occasion.
The Prime Minister also met former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
Earlier today, Prime Minister Modi paid obeisance at Gurudwara Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Governor of Punjab V.P. Singh Badnore and Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
(With ANI Inputs)