Islamabad (Staff Report): India has refused to issue medical visas to Pakistani patients who want to travel to the country for treatment, reported on Saturday.

The decision of Indian government has affected thousands of Pakistanis suffering from liver, kidney and heart diseases.

According to reports, many Pakistani patients with liver, kidney and heart diseases travel to India every year for treatment. These patients have continually being denied visas since last two months.

Indian High Commission was summoned over the issue but Indian HC did not give any satisfactory response regarding the continuous denial from the Indian government.