Minister of Foreign Affairs responds to Seyaj’s appeal
Dr. Al-Qirbi phoned Mr. Ahmed Al-Gorashi, Seyaj’s executive manager asking him
the primary information available in Seyaj on the issue assuring that he will do what is needed.
On Wednesday, Seyaj organization for childhood protection was directed an urgent appeal
to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Public Health about the detention of the child and his
own father at a hospital in India until he pays the remaining money of the treatment.
Seyaj organization for childhood protection has directed today two letters to Ministry
of Health and Ministry of Foreign regarding the detention of a Yemeni child and his
father as hostages in a hospital in India because the father could not pay the costs of treatment.
Based on the appeal letter from Ali Abdullah Saleh Al-Mahdi, Sohail’s father( 8 years old) ,
Seyaj appealed the Caretaker Government, Ministers of Public Health and Foreign to make
what is necessary to pay the father’s indebtedness of the hospital to enable the child to
complete his treatment according to the national laws .
Sohail’s father’s appeal and his continuous calls to Seyaj explained that they were being
detained in Ablue hospital in India while the child health condition became worse.
The father has lost 7500$ ( all what he had), however, they have been detained in room
No ( 3628) until he pays the rest 3500$ while it is increasing everyday 250$.
According to the father’s letter, he could no longer get his own son to the hospital yard.
The father said that he contacted to the Yemeni Ambassador in India but she didn’t provide
him any assistance to make them pay the debt and leave the hospital to continue the treatment.
Meanwhile, Mareb Press site said that it had received a telephone call
– after less than two hours from publishing the press release- from a Yemeni businessman
( who asked not to mention his name) who said that he will pay the money, the hospital’s bill
and the expenses of the child and his father return to Yemen.
The editor in-chief Mohammed Al-Salehy provided the businessman the necessary
information to connect the detained child and father in India.