“‘Khud kusi’ ki baat nahin sochte. Hum hain na. Hamari Embassy aapki poori madad karegi. (Don’t think about suicide. We are here for you. Our Embassy will help you)”
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who is known for her prompt response on Twitter, on Thursday assured an Indian in Saudi Arabia of her help.
The Tweet to Indian stranded in Saudi
The man who identified himself as Ali said that he had been pleading for help from the embassy for almost a year and it would be of huge help if he could be sent to India. He said he has four children. Moreover, Ali also tweeted that there was some problem in his family in India and that he has been in Saudi Arabia for 21 months without taking any leave. Subsequently, the tweet made by Ali was later deleted.
Sushma Swaraj promptly replied to the tweet made by Ali, saying, “Khud kusi ki baat nahin sochte. Hum hain na. Hamari Embassy aapki poori madad karegi (Don’t think about suicide. We are here for you. Our Embassy will help you).
Additionally, she also asked for a report on the issue from the Indian Embassy in Riyadh. Indeed, Swaraj has been actively helping Indians living abroad. Indeed, to the one who reaches out to her in moments of distress through social media platforms such as Twitter.
— Chowkidar Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) April 18, 2019
Tweet on the outdated mode of payment
Following with another tweet, a person named Kshitij said: “Dear Madam @CGISFO has a requirement that attestation is paid through money order or cashier’s check, in this age of digitalization why is GoI ofc abroad insisting on outdated modes of payment? at least accept card, in India you do, why not in the US.”
Replying to the tweet, she thanked the twitter user for bringing to her notice about the “outdated mode of payment” for attestation charges to be paid to the Indian Consulate General in San Francisco. Therefore, replying to the following tweet she said “Thanks for bringing this to my notice. We will examine this,” she said.
In another tweet, she asked the Indian High Commission in London to help a Gujarat-based family which lost one of its members in a road accident in London on April 10.