New Delhi: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Thursday thanked Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and others for their prompt intervention in getting her son and sister’s UK visas cleared. Now both of them can accompany him in the tournament organized for the preparation of Olympics.
Sania’s son got visa
The Sports Ministry had sought the intervention of the Ministry of External Affairs on the issue a few weeks ago and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Tuesday that the visas of Sania’s son and sister have been approved. The 34-year-old six doubles Grand Slam winner tweeted and thanked everyone for helping.
thanked the sports minister
Sania Mirza tweeted, ‘I would like to thank Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Sir, Indian Embassies in UAE and UK, SAI and the British Government for helping me get visas for my son Izhaan and my sister Anam. So that he will be able to travel with me to the UK for the tournament. Many thanks to the Prime Minister’s Office.
England will go to prepare for Tokyo Olympics
Sania Mirza has to take part in Birmingham Open (from 14 June), Eastbourne Open (from 20 June) and Wimbledon (from 28 June) as part of preparations for the Tokyo Olympics. Responding to Sania’s tweet, Rijiju wished her all the best for the Olympics. Rijiju tweeted, ‘India is proud of your achievements. As you prepare to represent India in the upcoming Olympics again, our best wishes are with you and the entire Indian Olympic contingent.
Sania Mirza is part of the government’s ‘Target Olympic Podium Scheme’ (TOPS), she got a visa but due to travel restrictions imposed due to rising cases of corona virus in India, her son and his caregiver did not get visa. met.