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China welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor

IANS  |  Beijing 

on Monday said it was glad to see good interaction between and on opening the corridor, allowing Indian Sikhs to visit the holy shrine in

also said the stable ties between and meant a lot to world peace and hoped that both sides could solve their differences through dialogue.

"We are glad to see this good interaction between and Both countries are important in and the stability of the relations means a lot to the world peace and development," told the media.

"We sincerely hope that these two countries can strengthen coordination and dialogue properly and address their difference and improve their relations for stability and peace," he added.

Last month, agreed to India's long-pending demand to open the border to facilitate visa-free pilgrimage by Indian Sikhs to Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara, where Sikhism's founder spent the last 18 years of his life.

Pakistan performed the groundbreaking ceremony on November 28 to develop the to link Dera in Gurdaspur in with Kartarpur gurdwara in the presence of Indian Ministers Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Hardeep Puri and

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 14:58 IST
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