The Minister announced that passports would now be bilingual, that is in both Hindi and English languages. Alongside the Minister for Communication Manoj Sinha, Swaraj also unveiled a commemorative postage stamp on the occasion.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday announced the launch of 149 new Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK). “We have set up a target that no one has to travel more than a radius of 50 kms to get a passport,” she said
Though neither the government nor the opposition has declared their candidate for the poll to elect the country’s first citizen, several names, including Sushma Swaraj’s, have been doing the rounds.
In the face of heightened tensions between the two neighbouring nations, the Indian government had announced that only those medical visa applications that are recommended by Pakistan’s foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz would be considered.
She reiterated that empowerment of all sections of society, including women, youth and the poor, is the main objective behind the schemes and programmes launched by the government
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj may not want to be the harbinger of bad news, but it would be more honest if she and the MEA told the truth about the reality in Mosul
In a humanitarian move, Sushma Swaraj offered medical visa to the infant who has a hole in his heart and will now be treated in Jaypee Hospital situated in Noida. Rohaan’s father, Kanwal Saadik, appealed to Sushma Swaraj for help on twitter.
“From the reports and the information it is understood that the captain of the merchant ship has left the port and the vessel has been detained from April 2017 onwards,” says the letter.
“The victim Mubeen Ahmed works at a gas station. A gunman demanded money from Mubeen and then fired at him,” Sushma Swaraj wrote on Twitter.
The family members, who were meeting her for the first time since October 2016, wanted to know what efforts the government was taking to locate the missing men now that most of Mosul had been liberated
Qatar is facing diplomatic isolation by four major Arab countries that have also closed air, sea and land links with it, and India is constantly monitoring the situation here.
Sushma Swaraj replied in her quintessential no-nonsense manner to a Twitter user trying to troll her over Mangalyaan.
Sushma Swaraj reiterates New Delhi’s commitment to Paris pact. India must now resist US attempts to renegotiate it
In his letter to Swaraj, Stalin, also opposition leader in the Tamil Nadu assembly, said families in India of those living in Qatar were very much worried about the safety of their relatives in the Gulf country.
“The US President’s statement on Paris agreement has come as a shock for us and the international community. I am sure the US will rethink its decision”, said Rajnath Singh.