External affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj, on Wednesday offered help and granted visa to 7-year-old Pakistani girl from Karachi to undergo an open heart surgery in India.
Swaraj shared this information on Twitter. She accepted Nida Shoaib’s request for granting visa for her daughter’s treatment. Nida had applied for the visa in August.
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
This is not the first time that Swaraj has offered help to Pakistani nationals for medical treatment. Earlier, a four-month-old Pakistani boy, Rohaan, was suffering from a serious heart ailment was given a medical visa. He was treated at Noida’s Jaypee Hospital. He died later due to dehydration.
She also granted medical visa to Pakistani woman, Faiza Tanveer, in August who was suffering from cancer. Swaraj had conveyed the decision of granting the medical visa to her on Twitter. Tanveer had requested Swaraj to grant her a medical visa and said she should not be denied it as India is about to celebrate the auspicious occasion of its 70th Independence Day.
Despite having slammed the neighbouring country for its terror activities at the United Nations General Assembly, Swaraj has time and again taken a soft stand towards Pakistani nationals and helped them by granting a medical visa.
We (India) produced scholars, doctors, engineers. What have you produced? You have produced terrorists. Doctors save people from death; terrorists send them to death… We produced IITs, IIMs, AIIMS and space research centre, you produced Lashkar-e-Toiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Haqqani Network and Hizbul Mujahideen”, the minister had said.