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Baba Guru Nanak’s 550th Birth Anniversary: State Bank of Pakistan issues commemorative coin to mark the event

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued a commemorative coin on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak on Tuesday.  A ceremony in this regard was held in Karachi.

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SBP Governor Reza Baqir while addressing the ceremony said that the purpose of releasing the commemorative coin by the central bank was to supplement and be part of national efforts to promote interfaith harmony.

500th birthday celebration coin

He further added that the founder of the Sikh religion preached the message of peace and brotherhood. He expressed confidence that through this coin his message will reach every household.

500th birthday celebration coin

Millions of Sikhs all around the world are marking the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of their religion, today.

This year also saw the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, a secure land link allowing Indian Sikhs to visit the gurdwara in the Pakistani town where the Guru passed away.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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