External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday assured a Pakistani man of a medical visa so that his two and a half-month-old infant, who is suffering from a heart disease, can be brought to India for treatment.
Ms Swaraj's assurance came after the child's father brought the matter to her notice on Twitter.
"The child will not suffer. Please contact Indian High Commission in Pakistan. We will give the medical visa," she said.
"I can't express my feeling. I am so thankful to you for what you have done for me and my son. I really appreciate the government of India," he said.
Last week, Ms Swaraj was thanked by the family of Uzma, an Indian national who said that she was forced to marry a Pakistani man at gunpoint, for ensuring her safe return from the neighbouring country.
Maam i cant express my feeling. i am so thankful to you for what you have done for me and my son. I really appreciate govt of india.jay hind- Ken Sid (@KenSid2) May 31, 2017
Earlier, a man named Ravi Kumar had also written to Swaraj, saying that the infant needs immediate treatment and had sought her intervention in the matter.
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