Sushma Swaraj attacks Pakistan NSA Aziz for not acknowledging visa request of Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

However, the External Affairs Minister assured Sartaz Aziz that any Pakistani national seeking a medical visa to travel to India with his recommendation will be given the visa immediately.

Published: 10th July 2017 11:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th July 2017 09:17 PM   |  A+A-

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (File| PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: Hitting out strong on Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday used strong words against Pakistan's foreign affairs head Sartaj Aziz for not having "the courtesy even to acknowledge" her letter to him urging he grant a visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother.


In a series of tweets early morning, Sushma Swaraj that she had written a "personal letter" to Aziz on the request of Avantika Jadhav to meet her son. Swaraj said just like the letters Aziz must write for the medical visas, she, too wrote a "personal letter" to him for the grant of Avantika Jadhav's visa.

She said a visa application was pending for Indian national Avantika Jadhav who wants to meet her son in Pakistan.

However, Aziz has not shown the courtesy even to acknowledge my letter," she said. She also said that  She wrote a personal letter to Mr.Sartaj Aziz for the grant of her visa to Pakistan.

“I have my sympathies for all Pakistan nationals seeking medical visa for their treatment in India.’

“I am sure Mr.Sartaj Aziz also has consideration for the nationals of his country.

But I assure Pakistan nationals seeking medical visa with a recommendation from Mr.Sartaj Aziz, we will issue the visa immediately..

Sushma’s tween were came in response to reports that a Pakistani cancer patient had been denied a medical visa for her treatment in India and that her family had made an appeal to both countries.

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