Bengaluru, July: 29: The Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah who is currently in Belgium visited his ailing son Rakesh, who is admitted to Antwerp University Hospital.
Siddaramaiah who left India from Bengaluru International Airport was received by Manjeev Singh Puri, the Indian Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and European Union at Brussels airport.
It is learnt that the CM had earlier tapped Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj for help on learning his son's illness while on tour in Belgium.
According to an official, Rakesh is suffering from acute pancreatitis. Currently, he is kept under observation. It is learnt that Rakesh has now started to respond to the treatment and is said to be recuperating.
Some sources also say that if the condition worsens, he could be shifted from Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium to another country.