ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured the Sikh Community that their holy sites in Pakistan will be protected and all possible facilities will be made available to them.
In his video message on the occasion of the 551st Birthday of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the prime minister felicitated the Sikh Community on the eve of the 551st of the founder of the Sikh Religion and said that we have completely revamped Hassan Abdal Railway Station to facilitate Sikh pilgrims, who come to their sacred site at Panja Sahib. He said all facilities have been provided at the railway station.
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The prime minister said that Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur are the two most sacred sites of Sikhs. He said that these sites are as sacred to Sikhs as Makkah and Madinah are sacred to the Muslims.
Imran Khan made it clear that his government is committed to preserve and protect holy sites of all religions including Churches, Temples, and places relating to Buddhism as well as the Gandhara civilization.