India and Pakistan will sign a pact today to operationalize the Kartarpur corridor. According to the government spokesperson, the pact would be signed by the officials of both the countries at Zero point at Dera Baba Nanak. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the corridor in November. The corridor will connect the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Punjab with the Gurdwara at Kartarpur.
Located at Narowal district of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Kartarpur is just about four km from the international border. In a statement, the external affairs ministry on Monday said that the government has taken the initiative to put in place state of art infrastructure and open the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on the auspicious occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak so that pilgrims from India and those holding Overseas Citizen of India Card can undertake visit to the Kartarpur Sahib shrine in Pakistan.