Pakistan issues coin to mark Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary

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Islamabad–The Pakistan government has issued a Rs 50 commemorative coin to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev – the founder of the Sikh religion.

The coin issued on Tuesday will be available for the devotees visiting Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara next month after the inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor by Pakistan PM Imran Khan on November 9, Pakistani media reported.

One side of the coin reads, 550th Birthday Celebrations Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji 1469-2019 with a Gurudwara carved on it whereas on the other side it reads Islamic Republic Pakistan and Rs 50 with Pakistan’s symbol – a moon and a star.

As per media reports, postage stamps with an image of the Gurdwara Janam Asthan for Rs 8 were also issued.

Earlier, Imran Khan laid the foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak University in Nankana Sahib. (IANS)

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