Sushma Swaraj’s Diwali gift: Visas to all Pakistanis with pending medical cases

New Delhi: On the occasion of Diwali, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on October 19 announced that India will grant medical visas to all Pakistanis with deserving cases for treatment in the country. Taking to Twitter, Swaraj said, “On the auspicious occasion of Deepawali, India will grant medical Visa in all deserving cases pending today.”
Swaraj’s announcement comes days after she directed the Indian High Commission in Pakistan to issue visas for a string of patients, including a child suffering from eye cancer, a bone marrow transplant patient and to two others for liver transplant surgeries.

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