Demo: Little girl seeks Indian visa for heart surgery

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Demo: Little girl seeks Indian visa for heart surgery

February 23, 2018

KARACHI: A family from Loralai district of Baluchistan held a protest demonstration outside Karachi Press Club on Friday against the government for not issuing Indian visa for treatment of their eight-year-old girl who is suffering from a heart disease.

They showed their concern to media about the child’s life, who is suffering from congenital heart disease that needs open heart surgery in India.

“The girl, Said Bibi, was treated in India back in 2015,” the letters and documents showed details of her treatment.

Couple named Akber Khan and Watan Bibi said their child’s life was in danger, so the authorities must take a prompt decision on the issue. They also showed their previous visa record, passport, national Identity cards of parents and child, clearance certificates and diagnostic records.

The parents said: ‘If there is any facility for open heart surgery in Pakistan, we will never go to any other country. We want only our child’s life nothing else.”

They said: “The only hindrance for her cure is visa issuance. The medical therapy costs are about eight lacks, but they said it is secondary issue.”

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