New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj helped an Indian woman in bringing back the mortal remains of her son, with whom she was travelling from Australia to India, after he died suddenly at the Kuala Lumpur international airport.
The minister's response came after a netizen sought her help in the matter through a tweet.
Dear @SushmaSwaraj @MEAIndia * URGENT AND KIND REQUEST *one of my close friend & his mom travelled from Australia to India. In Kuala Lumpur International Airport, my friend collapsed suddenly and passed away. My Friend's mom is alone in KLIA and don't know much to get help.(1/2)
— Ramesh (@rameshkumar132) January 10, 2018
Following his tweet, Swaraj assured help from the Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur and said the body would be flown to India at the government's expense. Later, she tweeted,
Please represent/tweet your grievances to the concerned Indian Embassy/High Commission and endorse the same to me. That will expedite matters. I monitor their replies to you personally. — Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) January 12, 2018
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Updated Date: Jan 12, 2018 11:10 AM