Swaraj Directs Indian High Commission To Issue Visa To Pak Patient:- A grateful Pakistani woman said Pakistan would have changed had Sushma Swaraj been prime minister.
India’s external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj directed the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to issue a visa for medical treatment. After a woman, Hijaab Asif, sought the external affairs minister’s urgent involvement in giving visa to a Pakistani requiring medical treatment, Swaraj’s direction to India’s High Commissioner in Pakistan Gautam Bambawale came on Thursday.
Asif, touched by Swaraj’s prompt response, said “Lots and Lots of Love and respect from here. Wish you were our prime minister. this country would have changed.” Minutes after Swaraj’s tweet to Bambawale, the Indian mission tweeted that it was in touch with the applicant.
Lots and lost of love and respect from here. Wish you were our Prime Minister, this country would've changed!— Hijaab asif (@Hijaab_asif) July 27, 2017
“Ma’am, we are in touch with the applicant. Rest assured we will follow it up,” the Indian High Commission said in a tweet.
Maam, we are in touch with the applicant. Rest assured we will follow it up.— India in Pakistan (@IndiainPakistan) July 27, 2017
The external affairs minister, a few weeks back, said that those Pakistani nationals seeking visas for medical treatment in India must accompany their visa applications with a recommendation letter by Aziz.”
“Dear ma’am, spoke to DHC (Deputy High Commissioner) in Islamabad, told the patient’s current condition and he said it’s all up to you. If you allow,” Asif had tweeted earlier.
@SushmaSwaraj dear ma'am, spoke to DHC in Isalamabad, told the patient's current condition and he said it's all up to you. If you allow, 1/3— Hijaab asif (@Hijaab_asif) July 27, 2017
“The patient is suffering from serious liver ailment and needs urgent treatment in India”, Asif said.
After Swaraj’s direction to grant a visa to the patient, Asif was effusive in her praise of the external affairs minister.
“@SushmaSwaraj What do I call you? Superwoman? God? No words to describe your generosity! Love you ma’am. Cannot stop praising you in tears!!!” she said.
@SushmaSwaraj what do I call you? Superwoman? God? No words to describe your generosity! Love you maam Can't stop praising you in tears!— Hijaab asif (@Hijaab_asif) July 27, 2017
In another tweet, she said, “My heart belongs and beats for you”, adding that “Pakistan doesn’t deserve her at all”.
Pakistanis don't deserve her at all— Hijaab asif (@Hijaab_asif) July 27, 2017