Authorised immigration point for Kartarpur corridor

Indo Asian News Service

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The government on Monday said the Ministry of Home Affairs has designated Dera Baba Nanak land checkpost in Punjab's Gurdaspur as an authorised immigration point to facilitate pilgrims passing through the proposed Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan.

In an official notification, the MHA said: "In pursuance of sub-rule (b) of 3 of the Passport (Entry into India) Rules, 1950, the government designates Dera Baba Nanak land checkpost in Gurdaspur, Punjab, as an authorised immigration check point for entry into/exit from India with valid documents for all classes of passengers."

According to the Home Ministry, the checkpost is expected to facilitate pilgrims passing through the proposed Kartarpur corridor.

--IANS

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