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Mansoor Ahmed Reaches India For Heart Transplant

Karachi(April 23, 2018): Pakistan’s World Cup winning hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed has reached India seeking help in securing a heart transplant on Monday.

The former hockey player has been suffering from complications stemming from a pacemaker and stents implanted in his heart.Despite the strained ties, Pakistanis are eligible to apply for medical visas to India, renowned for its booming medical tourism industry.

Mansoor Ahmed has been a sporting icon in Pakistan after he helped the country winning the 1994 World Cup in Sydney with his penalty stroke push against the Netherlands in the final.

Mansoor Ahmed has played 338 international matches, participated in three Olympics and various other high-profile events in a career spanning from 1986 to 2000 — said the visa could be a lifesaver.

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