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Sushma comes to aid of sick Pak national, gives him medical

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today came to the aid of a sick Pakistani national by giving him a medical visa for his liver transplant surgery in

"Yes, we are granting visa for your father's liver transplant surgery in India," Swaraj tweeted in reply to a Pakistani resident Hamid Ali Ashraf, whose father Mohammed Ashraf is to be treated at the Max Hospital in Saket here.

"Thank you so much mam thank u. I am heartly greatful to you mam. It is really a great deed towards humanity," Ashraf said in reply to Swaraj's gesture.

He had earlier put out a series of tweets since the start of this month while tagging Swaraj and urging her to grant him a medical visa.

"Respected mam please help us. My father need liver transplant his condtion is very bad please issue the visa I request you mam please," Ashraf earlier tweeted.

Swaraj has accorded her nod in the past to many Pakistani nationals seeking to get medical treatment in

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First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 22:32 IST