New Delhi, December 7, 2016: By External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj intervention a bed-ridden Egyptian woman weighing 500kg was on Tuesday granted visa by Indian Embassy in Cairo.
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It was due to Eman’s weight that she was prevented from pursuing her studies as due to weight gain she dropped out of school.
According to PTI, “36-year-old Eman Ahmed, a resident of port city of Alexandria, was issued the medical visa hours after a Mumbai- based bariatric surgeon requested Swaraj to help the woman travel to India for her treatment.”
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Swaraj tweeted in response to the request, “Thanks for bringing this to my notice. We will definitely help her.”
A few hours later, Dr Muffi Lakdawala, who is a philanthropist, tweeted that Indian Embassy in Cairo granted visa to Eman, a resident of Alexandria.
— Dr Muffi Lakdawala (@DrMuffi) December 5, 2016
Lakdawala said,”Embassy in Cairo called Visa granted.Thank you so much for this prompt response, impressed Appreciate the help @SushmaSwaraj.”
He said Eman weighs 500 kg and has been refused the visa.
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“Ma’am , Eman Ahmed (Egypt) 500kgs requested me 2 save her pls help me get her a medical visa as refused thru normal process @SushmaSwaraj,” he had tweeted.
by NewsGram team