Sushma Swaraj, admitted to AIIMS after chest pain, is stable
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS hospital on Monday after she complained of chest congestion.
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was taken to All India Institute Medical Sciences on Monday over complaints of chest pain, is stable and fine as of now.
In a statement, the AIIMS said that the minister is under treatment for fever and chest congestion with features of pneumonia.
"Smt Sushma Swaraj External Affairs Minister was admitted to AIIMS on April 25, 2016. She is under treatment for fever, chest congestion with features of pneumonia. A medical team of specialists is looking after her. Her current condition is stable," the AIIMS said in a statement.
64-year-old Swaraj was admitted to the old private ward under Pulmonary Medicine Department of the hospital around 5 pm yesterday. She was later shifted to the Cardio-Neuro Centre in the night.
Swaraj was scheduled to meet Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aijaz Ahmed today. MoS for External Affairs General VK Singh is expected to replace Sushma Swaraj at the meet.