New Delhi, Dec 15: The Pakistan High Commission issued visas to 112 Indian Hindu pilgrims for visiting Katas Raj temples in Chakwal city of Pakistan's Punjab province. Katas Raj is considered one of the holiest places for the Hindu community in Pakistan. The temples form a complex surrounding a pond named Katas -- which is regarded as sacred by the devotees.
The visit is covered under the Pakistan-India Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines, 1974. A large number of Sikh and Hindu pilgrims from India visit Pakistan to observe various religious festivals every year.