Sushma ensures quick help to sick Indian sailor at Yemen

Sushma ensures quick help to sick Indian sailor at Yemen

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday took up the cause of a sick Indian sailor on board a chemical tanker near Yemen and got him immediate help.

She tweeted that Devendra Singh, an Indian national, on board chemical tanker ship Nu Shi Nalini required emergency medical help, and tagged Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Indian Navy and the Defence Ministry spokesperson in her tweets.

“Indian national Devendra Singh on board Nu Shi Nalini of Elektrans Shipping +870773934314 presently near Port of Hodeidah Yemen requires emergency medical help,” she tweeted.

The Navy soon responded that the matter had been taken up with the shipping company and that a doctor was in touch with the ship.

“Matter taken up thru DG Shipping with shipping company. Officers condition has improved & all assistance being provided by company,” the navy spokesperson @indiannavy responded on Twitter.

“Company doctor in touch with ship. DG Shipping also monitoring the situation. Ship presently at Al Houdeydah port & officer recuperating onboard,” the Navy said, adding that the ship was also in touch with the officer’s wife and providing her updates.

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