Israeli President wishes Sushma immediate recovery

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Visiting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday called on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is suffering from kidney failure, and wished her immediate recovery.

“‘Bless you with immediate recovery’. @PresidentRuvi conveys to EAM @SushmaSwaraj while calling to enquire about her health,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

On Wednesday, Sushma Swaraj tweeted about her health condition: “I am in AIIMS because of kidney failure. Presently, I am on dialysis. I am undergoing tests for a kidney transplant. Lord Krishna will bless.”

The team of doctors for the treatment of Sushma Swaraj includes Head of Endocrinology Nikhil Tandon, Head of Pulmonary Medicine Randeep Guleria, Chief of Cardio Thoracic and Head of Nephrology Sandeep Mahajan.

Earlier, Sushma Swaraj was admitted to AIIMS for several weeks in April this year due to chest congestion.

Rivlin is visiting India from November 14 to 21 at the invitation of President Pranab Mukherjee.