External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday granted a visa to Pakistani girl for open heart surgery in India.
“Respected Sushma Swaraj mam my daughter need open heart surgery. I applied in August, still the visa is in process. Please help us,” tweeted a patient’s mother Nida Shoaib.
Shoaib, who said her application was pending since August, has posted the scanned copy of pending request on her Twitter handle.
respected @SushmaSwaraj mam plz issue medvisa to my 7yrs baby maha shoaib the case is pending frm aug she need open heart surgery plz help
— nida shoaib (@nidashoaib1) September 26, 2017
Replying to the tweet, Swaraj said, “Yes, we are allowing Visa for your 7 years old daughter’s open heart surgery in India. We also pray for her early recovery.”
Yes, we are allowing Visa for your 7 years old daughter's open heart surgery in India. We also pray for her early recovery. https://t.co/bFmUXriQCC
— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) September 27, 2017
Earlier in June, the Minister had helped a four-month-old Pakistani child Rohaan for undergoing surgery for a heart ailment.