Sania Mirza requested for a visa for her son Izhaan whereas she excursions the UK for competitions.© Instagram
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports activities on Wednesday approached the UK Authorities, by means of the Ministry of Exterior Affairs of Authorities of India, to grant a visa to the two-year-old son of tennis participant Sania Mirza, in order that she will take the toddler together with her whereas she participates in a collection of competitions in the UK, forward of the Tokyo Olympics. Sania might be collaborating within the Nottingham Open, starting June 6 adopted by the Birmingham Open on June 14, the Eastbourne Open on June 20, adopted by the Wimbledon Grand Slam, starting June 28.
“Although Sania has been granted a visa to journey to Nottingham, her son and his caretaker haven’t obtained UK visas owing to the journey restrictions on Indian travellers,” mentioned the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) in an official assertion.
Sania, who is part of the Sports activities Ministry’s Goal Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), approached the Ministry requesting assist with the visa of her son and his caretaker. Sania said that she can not depart a two-year-old baby behind as she travels for a month.
The request was instantly taken up by the Sports activities Ministry and a letter has already been despatched to the MEA requesting them to take up the matter within the UK by means of the Indian Embassy in London.
Talking in regards to the endeavour of the Ministry, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports activities Kiren Rijiju mentioned, “We obtained this request for Sania just a few days again, and I felt that it is crucial that as a mom Sania be allowed to take her two-year-old son alongside in order that she will take part with a free thoughts with out worrying for her baby again house.”
“I’ve authorized the request and Sports activities Ministry officers have initiated the method with the MEA. The Sports activities Ministry’s effort has at all times been to supply each assist to our athletes. We’re hopeful that the UK Authorities will see benefit on this case and permit the kid to journey with Sania,” he added.
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