Swaraj assures visa to ailing Pakistani nationals


NEW DELHI: India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has once again extended her helping hand by assuring medical visa to three Pakistani nationals.
Meanwhile, one Pakistani national has been granted Indian medical visa.
Swaraj assured medical visa, after Qurban Ali?, a Pakistani man requested the minister to grant a visa to his ailing son Imran Ali for an open heart surgery in India.
Swaraj also assured visa for the open heart surgery of Muhammad Hassan, who is just 12 years old. “There is a request for visa for the open heart surgery of Muhammad Hassan in India. He is only 12 years old. Please contact our mission in Pakistan. We will immediately issue visa for treatment of the child here. @IndiainPakistan,” she tweeted. The minister also assured visa to a Pakistani lady who needs to undergo heart and lung transplant in India. Sushma assured medical visa, after a Pakistani man Zeeshan urged the minister to issue a visa for his ailing wife. “Ma’am it’s a humble request to you please issue the visa as my wife is suffering from a huge VSD with hypertension and need to heart and lungs Transplant in India. Fortis malar hospital in chennai,” Zeeshan tweeted.
Last month, Swaraj had also announced that three Pakistani nationals, including a nine-year-old girl, would be given visa for their medical treatment in India. Swaraj has on numerous occasions assured medical visas to Pakistani nationals who have sought her intervention.