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India Urges Pakistan Not To Levy USD 20 Service Fee

The MEA has urged Pakistan not to levy a fee of USD 20 on Indian pilgrims saying that the Kartarpur project is Peer-2-Peer (P2P) initiative. “Pakistan insists on levying a fee of USD 20 (approx. Rs. 1420) on all pilgrims. We've urged Pakistan not to do so in the interests of devotees, and also because this is a P2P initiative. We hope that the Agreement can be concluded & signed in time for the great event,” Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

Updated : 17 October 2019, 09:23 PM