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Pak should expeditiously fulfil promises made on Kartarpur project: India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

said Thursday it expects to implement its announcements relating to the corridor project "expeditiously".

"has to come true to the announcements they made.... It is important that they implement the announcements expeditiously," told reporters while replying to questions on the issue.

He also suggested that the attached to during the ground-breaking ceremony of the corridor in was not allowed to accompany her when she visited Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in

There was a "problem" of access to the protocol officer, said Kumar, adding it helps to have a in hand to assist the "That did not happen," he said refusing to elaborate further.

Union ministers Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri as well as attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the corridor in Pakistan on November 28.

The corridor will link the in Kartarpur in Narowal district of Pakistan's province to Dera in district in

Addressing a gathering after the ceremony, Pakistan had said that his government will create various facilities for the pilgrims including hotels and restaurants.

After the event, a row broke out following Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi's remarks that Khan, a former cricketer, bowled a "googly", forcing to send two ministers to the groundbreaking ceremony of the corridor in Pakistan.

The Pakistan PM distanced himself from the remarks by his

criticised Qureshi for his "googly" comments and said they reflected that he has no respect for Sikh sentiments.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 20:20 IST