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Sushma Swaraj comes to the rescue of ailing Pakistani child

SNS | New Delhi |

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday granted visa to a seven year old Pakistani girl from Karachi for undergoing an open heart surgery in India.

The mother of the child, Nida Shoaib had tweeted to Swaraj on Tuesday to inform her that the visa application of her daughter, submitted in August, was still under process.

“respected @SushmaSwaraj mam my daughter need open heart surgery i aplied (applied) in aug stil (still) the visa is in process pls (please) help us i m very thankful u,” tweeted Shoaib.

Swinging into action, Swaraj on Wednesday replied to Shoaib that the visa had been granted and the Union Minister also prayed for the child’s “early recovery”.

“Yes, we are allowing Visa for your 7 years old daughter’s open heart surgery in India. We also pray for her early recovery,” replied Sushma.

From granting emergency visas to foreign nationals to helping Indians stranded in war torn countries, Swaraj has time and again used social media sites especially Twitter to come to the rescue of those in need of help.