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Swaraj grants medical visas to 8 Pakistani nationals

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today announced grating of visas to eight Pakistani nationals for undergoing medical treatment in

Swaraj made the announcement on Twitter while responding to requests for medical visas.

"We approve medical visa for nationals Mrs.Shahbaz Bibi, Zaheerudin Babar, Wazir Khan and Irfan Ali Chandio for their liver transplant surgery in Pls contact Indian High Commission in Pakistan," she tweeted.

In a series of tweets, Swaraj said, "We further approve medical visa of nationals Mir Muhammad Shahid, Nikhil Raj, Zafarullah and Jhamat Mal for their treatment in "

Swaraj has been adopting a sympathetic approach in granting medical visas to Pakistani nationals notwithstanding a strained relationship between India and over a host of issues including cross-border

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 23:00 IST