Sushma Swaraj likely to be discharged from AIIMS today

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday night with fever and chest congestion, is likely to be discharged on Wednesday.

Updated: Apr 27, 2016, 08:50 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj likely to be discharged from AIIMS today

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday night with fever and chest congestion, is likely to be discharged on Wednesday.

She was reported to be recovering well by Tuesday evening.

"She is recovering well," a sources in the External Affairs Ministry, adding that the minister, 64, was suffering from pneumonia.

Sushma Swaraj was scheduled to address the senior officials' meeting here on Tuesday of the Heart of Asia Istanbul Process that is aimed at bringing peace and stability in Afghanistan.

However, because of her indisposition, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh delivered the inaugural address.