Pakistan doctors seek Indian visa to visit occupied Kashmir to provide medical facilities

The Indian High Commission was requested by the representatives of the Pakistani medics on Thursday to give them access to the occupied mountainous valley of Kashmir with the medicines on the humanitarian grounds.

Prof Dr Javed Akram, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Health Sciences (UHS), said that I met the First Secre­tary of Indian High Commission Ashish Sharma and handed him an application to issue visas to 21 Pakistani doctors who want to go to Indian-held Kashmir so that medical treatment would be provided to Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, etc, who have been deprived of medical facilities due to over a month-long curfew in occupied Kashmir.

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Earlier on August 30, a declaration has been signed by the University of Health Sciences and the Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine (PSIM) that a team of doctors would be sent to the Indian-Occupied Kashmir to provide the media treatment to the innocent people of Kashmir who have been living under the curfew.

It has also been decided by the representatives that the medical team would take the medicines along with it.

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