Islamabad: Pakistan has issued a special stamp for the pilgrims coming to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara. On the occasion of the 550th Prakash Parv of Guru Nanak Dev, this postage stamp was released on Monday, and a picture of Shri Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Gurudwara is printed.
It has been priced at eight Pakistani rupees. Pakistan’s government had issued a special coin of 50 rupees on October 30 earlier as well.
According to officials, the postage stamp has been issued after getting approval from Prime Minister Imran Khan. Pakistan’s postal department is also setting up one post office each in Kartarpur and Nankana Sahib for Sikh devotees.
At these post offices, these postage stamps will be available for sale. After the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9, these stamps will start being received. This stamp will be available in 192 countries of the world through the Universal Postal Union.
Pakistan has released a special song on Monday looking at the Kartarpur corridor. This week the corridor connecting the Dera Baba Nanak temple in Gurdaspur, India is to be inaugurated from the Darbar Sahib Gurdwara in Kartarpur, Pakistan.
There has been a lot of discussion about this in Pakistan and India for a long time. According to a Pakistani newspaper, the song was released by Firdaus Ashiq Awan, the Prime Minister’s special assistant for information and broadcasting.