Sushma Swaraj admitted to AIIMS, condition stable


The condition of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) late on Monday with fever and chest congestion, was stable, doctors said.

“She is under treatment for fever, chest congestion with features of pneumonia,” an AIIMS statement said on Tuesday.

Sushma Swaraj, 64, was scheduled to meet Pakistani Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry who is here to attend the Heart of Asia Conference.

India is hosting the Heart of Asia event aimed at bringing peace and stability in Afghanistan.