10 May '17, 5pm

Need Medical Visa to India ? Get A Letter From Your Foreign Minister : India Tells Pakistan

Need Medical Visa to India ? Get A Letter From Your Foreign Minister : India Tells Pakistan

India will only consider medical visas for Pakistani patients if the application is backed by a recommendation from Pakistan Prime Minister's Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz, the Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday. New Delhi has not stopped giving medical visas to Pakistani nationals, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said to a question on reports about difficulties faced by Pakistani nationals in getting the visa. "In previous years, thousands of medical visas have been issued to Pakistani citizens," Mr Baglay said. "What has happened is the External Affairs Minister (Sushma Swaraj) herself was receiving these requests addressed to her... on social media and over emails," he said. Ms Swaraj is active on social media and frequently responds to help out people, mostly Indian citizens. But there have been several instances where Ms Swaraj has helped out for...

Full article: http://www.defencenews.in/article.aspx?id=252051

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