ISLAMABAD/CHANDIGARH, March 21 -- Acting on a request from Indian politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Pakistan government has decided not to construct any structures on land near Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur that was used by Guru Nanak for farming.

Pakistan information minister Fawad Chaudhry said this decision was taken at a meeting chaired on Tuesday by Prime Minister Imran Khan to review progress in work on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be opened to Indian pilgrims in November.

The development came amid differences between the two countries on several issues, including a cap proposed by Islamabad on the number of pilgrims to be allowed through the corridor and a paid permit system. The Pakistan government has decided not to c...