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Pakistan To Name Nankana Sahib Railway Station After Guru Nanak

LAHORE -The Nankana Sahib railway station in Pakistan’s Punjab province will be named after Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed has said.

The minister, who inspected the railway station on Sunday, said it will be one of the best stations in Pakistan and will play a vital role in promoting religious tourism in the country.

The city of Nankana Sahib is capital of Nankana Sahib district in Pakistan’s Punjab province. It is named after Guru Nanak, who was born in the city and first began preaching there.

The city, located 91 km from Lahore, is a city of historic and religious value, and a popular pilgrimage site for Sikhs from all over the world.

“The railway station in Nankana would be named after Baba Guru Nanak. It would be one of the best railway stations in Pakistan,” Rasheed was quoted as saying by The News.

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