India’s rigidity an obstacle in dialogue: Governor Punjab

APP16-31 LAHORE: August 31 - Governor Punjab Ch Muhammad Sarwar addressing to the International Sikh Convention on 550th Janam Din Celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak at Governor House. APP photo by Ch Mubarak Ali

LAHORE, Aug 31 (APP):Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has said that dialogue process on Kashmir could not be possible due to rigidity of the Indian government.

Addressing the International Sikh Convention at the Governor House on Saturday, he said if India would had shown seriousness, both countries could had resolved issues through dialogue.

International Sikh Convention is being held here between August 31 and September 2nd on the initiative of the Governor Punjab Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar to invite suggestions regatding the preparations for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of the Sikhism founder Baba Guru Nanak Dev G in Novermber this year. Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from across the world are attending the convention.

Federal Minister for religious affairs Peer Noor Ul Huq Qadri, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Naeem Ul Huq, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, Provincial ministers and UK, USA, Canada and European based Sikh pilgrims attended the convention.

Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar said India might attempt a mischief to sabotage the formal inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor but we will foil every plan and conspiracy of India.

He said Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor Project in November. He said “countdown has begun for India and InshAllah no power in the world can stop Kashmiris from getting freedom.”

He said Islam and Baba Guru Nanak both preached equality and love in humanity, in India not only Muslims but also Sikhs and other minorities are facing atrocities of Modi, he added.
On the occasion of Baba Guru Nanaks 550 birthday celebrations, all the facilities including fool proof security will be provided to Sikh pilgrims.

In Naya Pakistan, according to the vision of Imran Khan, minorities are to enjoy equal and fundamental human rights.