LONDON – The Peter Virdee Basis (PVF) and a few Sikh businessmen, dwelling in the UK have introduced to donate £500 million (Rs 96.5 billion) to refurbish and restore their non secular websites in Pakistan.
The dedication was made by the PVF, a non-governmental group, working for marginalized sections of the society, in a gathering with Chairman Nationwide Tourism Coordination Board (NTCB) Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari in London.
Pleasure was all mine. Thanks a lot for coming and supporting this nice trigger. I look ahead to seeing you in Pakistan very quickly. Sikhtourism#Pakistantourism#unity https://t.co/BckyYtQfvZ
— Sayed Z Bukhari (@sayedzbukhari) June 11, 2019
Zulfikar Bukhari, speaking to APP by cellphone from London, stated the PVF’s announcement for organising the £500 million fund depicted how the Pakistan authorities was channelising out there assets for successfully selling non secular tourism within the nation.
Sikhism within the space of present-day Pakistan has an in depth heritage and historical past, though Sikhs kind a small group in Pakistan right this moment. After the Partition of India in 1947, the minority Hindus and Sikhs migrated to India whereas many Muslim refugees from India settled in Pakistan.
In line with the Authorities of Pakistan’s Nationwide Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), there have been 6,146 Sikhs registered in Pakistan in 2012. Different sources, together with the US Division of State, declare the Sikh inhabitants in Pakistan to be as excessive as 20,000.
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