Sushma Swaraj offers medical seat to Pakistani girl

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New Delhi, May 31: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, known for her quick and prompt use of social media, has now helped a Pakistani girl secure a medical seat in Karnataka.

According to a report in Indian Express, 19-year-old Mashal Maheshwari had scored 91 percent in her CBSE Grade 12 exams. However, she was not allowed to appear for the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) due to her foreigner status.

Sushma comes to Pak girl's rescue

As a rule only NRIs and people of Indian origin are allowed to take the test, whereas she and her family are here on a long term visa.

Once Swaraj got to know about Mashal, she took to Twitter to reach out to her. She wrote: Mashal - Don't be disappointed my child. I will personally take up your case for admission in a Medical College."

On Monday, Swaraj wrote: "Mashal - I am watching you on CNN News. Please contact me on Telephone : 011-23794344. I am waiting for your call."

After a telephonic conversation, Swaraj asked Mashal for her certificates and then offfered her a seat in Karnataka.

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