Goa CM Manohar Parrikar travelling to US tonight for medical treatment

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has informed Governor Mridula Sinha that he was likely to travel to the US for "specialised expert treatment" for his "medical condition".

Published: 06th March 2018 03:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th March 2018 12:21 AM   |  A+A-

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar (File | PTI)

By ANI

PANAJI: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will travel to United States of America (USA) tonight for medical treatment.

Personal Secretary (PS) to Chief Minister Parrikar Rupesh Kamat said, "As advised by the doctors at Lilavati hospital  in Mumbai, the Chief Minister leaving  tonight to USA for further treatment."

Yesterday, Parrikar had informed that he might travel abroad for curing his medical ailment.

In a video message, Parrikar stated that he would travel abroad, depending on the advice given to him by the doctors here, and also thanked the natives of his state for their well wishes at his time of recovery.

Before heading to Mumbai, Parrikar yesterday called a meeting with Chief Secretary, Dharmendra Sharma and Principal Secretary to CM P. Krishnamurthy and formed a cabinet advisory committee to take administrative decisions in his absence.

On a related note, Parrikar was hospitalised at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on February 15 following mild pancreatitis problems and was discharged from there on February 22. 

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