Kartarpur Corridor is a ‘practical example’ of Pak desire for peace: UN chief

Statesman Report

Kartarpur: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Darbar Sahib Kartarpur Corridor on Tuesday where the UN chief was briefed about the facilities being provided to the Sikh community by the Pakistani government, reported Radio Pakistan.

The UN chief told that purpose of opening of Kartarpur Corridor is to provide an easy access to the Sikh Community across border which was a practical proof of interfaith harmony, being ensured by Pakistan.

Speaking to the media, the secretary-general said Kartarpur Corridor was a practical example of Pakistan’s desire for peace and inter-faith harmony. He said the opening of Corridor was a good step and it would promote tolerance and inter-faith harmony.

The UN chief appreciated the facilities being provided to Sikh yatrees at the complex

Earlier while addressing the students of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Guterres said the role of students is very important in the 21st century.

He added that the role of technology is now more important than ever and that the youth must bring themselves at par with the latest trends. “Keeping in mind the challenges of the future, the curriculum has to change.”

“We have to take decisions keeping in mind the environmental issues as it is the biggest challenge that we are facing,” he added.

The UN chief is currently on four-day visit to Pakistan during which he held meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa besides attending a conference on Afghan refugees.