Navjot Singh Sidhu writes to EAM S Jaishankar, seeks permission to visit Pakistan

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New Delhi: Congress leader Najot Singh Sidhu has written to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) seeking its permission to visit Pakistan to attend the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9. According to reports, the cricketer-turned-politician has written to the External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar, in this regard.

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Sources further claimed that Sidhu has also written to Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh seeking his nod to visit Pakistan to attend the Kartarpur Corridor function.

It may be recalled that Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s party – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) – has invited Sidhu for the inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor.

On behalf of the party, Senator Faisal Javed Khan had a telephonic conversation with Navjot Singh Sidhu on the direction of PM Imran Khan and invited him to Pakistan on November 9.

Sidhu later accepted the invitation and assured that he will attend the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9.