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Thanks to Swaraj, says four-year-old infant's father from Pak

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Father of four-month-old infant, Rohaan, who arrived in the capital today for medical treatment, thanked External Affair Minister (EAM) for her support and expressed hope that the other Pakistani families are also allowed to avail medical facilities in

Kanwal Sadiq, Rohaan's father, said he is being hopeful that now his child will recover from his ailment.

"There are other Pakistani families waiting, I express my desire that they should get medical visas as well. The child has a severe heart problem. There are not adequate facilities for such kind of disease in I really appreciate Sushma ji. She has helped me a lot. I am very hopeful that my child will be absolutely fine after the treatment," said Sadiq.

Rohaan, will undergo treatment at the Jaypee Hospital in the capital.

Rohaan, who has a hole in his heart, was referred to the multi-speciality hospital for treatment.

However, in the backdrop of cross-border tension between and Pakistan, his parents were unable to get medical visa for their child's treatment in

Owing to this, Kanwal Sadiq, approached the Indian External Affairs Minister and made a plea for a medical visa. Upon receiving the request, she immediately directed the authorities to grant medical visa to Rohaan's family, who arrived with him via Wagah Border.

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 18:28 IST