Sukhbir Badal says Pakistan tour historic
He hoped the Governments of both countries would take early decision on spot visa for those above 65 years and children.
Badal said he has requested Sharif to provide better infrastructure in ICP Pakistan to fasten the clearance of goods movement. He has also raised the issue of proper coordination on either side of border.
He has also requested Sharif to persuade his government for release of Sarbjit and other innocent Indian prisoners lodged in Pakistani jails and had completed their term or were held in petty crimes.
Badal said he has invited Sharif and his cabinet colleagues for the finals of World Cup Kabaddi and added that he has accepted the invitation.
Sharif has also agreed to attend the meeting of Joint Business Committee along with his cabinet colleagues, he said.
The Deputy Chief Minister said he has requested Sharif to initiate student exchange programme to encourage people to people contact. "We both have agreed for promotion of religious tourism," he said.
Badal said he has requested Sharif to persuade his government to open a corridor to Kartarpur Sahib and hand over the upkeep of Sikh shrines in Pakistan to SGPC.
Describing sports diplomacy as best diplomacy, Badal said both Punjabs have agreed to have bi-annual Punjab Cup in the games of Cricket, Hockey, Wrestling and Tug-of-War.
Badal said he has also requested Speaker of Pakistan Punjab Assembly Rana Iqbal Mohammad to organise matches between MLAs of Punjab Assembly and Members of Provincial Assembly of
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