Vayalar Ravi to be airlifted to Chennai tomorrow

Last Updated: Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 11:45

Abuja: Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi, who met with an accident in the African nation of Liberia, will be airlifted to Chennai for further medical treatment on Friday.

Doctors at a private hospital in Cote d`Ivoire where Ravi was being treated after being airlifted from Liberia on Friday last said the Minister will be throughly checked before being flown to India.

The minister will be flown back to Chennai by a
special Indian Airforce flight IFC 34 and later taken to
Madras Medical Mission hospital.

In Abidjan, he received treatment at Pisam hospital
after an initial medical attention at John F Kennedy hospital
in Monrovia, Liberia from where he was flown to Cote d’Ivoire.

Ravi was touring some African countries when he was
injured in a road accident.


First Published: Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 11:45

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