New Delhi: The Ministry of Sports has requested intervention from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the visa of the two-year-old son of tennis star Sania Mirza to participate in several big tournaments in England before the Tokyo Olympics.
There are many tournaments to play in England
Let us know that before the Tokyo Olympics in Japan this year, Sania Mirza has to participate in Nottingham Open from June 6, Birmingham Open from June 14, Eastbourne Open from June 20 and Wimbledon from June 28. But she cannot leave her little child alone to go to England for a month.
Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports has approached the UK government, through Ministry of External Affairs, to grant a visa to son of tennis player Sania Mirza, so she can take him with her while she participates in competitions in United Kingdom, ahead of Tokyo Olympics
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Ministry of Sports will talk to UK government
“Sania, who is part of the Sports Ministry’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), has appealed to the ministry to help in getting visas for her son and his caretaker,” the ministry said in a release. Sania said that she cannot travel for a month, leaving her two-year-old son alone.
It further said, “The Ministry, taking immediate action, has appealed to the Ministry of External Affairs for help in this matter through the Indian Embassy in London.”
On this matter, Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju said, ‘I approved the request and the officials of the Sports Ministry are in touch with the Ministry of External Affairs. We hope that the British Government will allow the child to travel with Sania.