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Pakistani man needing liver transplant will be given visa: EAM

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today announced that a Pakistani national requring liver transplant in will be given visa.

Swaraj's announcement on Twitter came after resident Muhammad Talha last week requested the external affairs minister to grant visa to his father for treatment in

"Amna - We have approved medical visa for your father Mr.Shamim Ahmed. @AmnaShamim4 @IndiainPakistan," she said.

Talha had in a tweet to Swaraj sought visa for his father's liver treatment at a hospital in

Swaraj has been taking a sympathetic approach in granting medical visas to Pakistani nationals, notwithstanding strain in ties between India and over a host of issues, including cross-border in Jammu and Kashmir.

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 17:57 IST