The British government is reportedly considering the visa request for Sania Mirza‘s son. As, due to the coronavirus situation in India, the country has been put on the travel ‘red list’ by the UK government.
However, on May 19 sports activities ministry approached the UK authorities with a visa request for Sania Mirza’s son saying, “Sania, who is part of the Sports activities Ministry’s Goal Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), approached the Ministry requesting assist with the visa of her son and his caretaker. Sania acknowledged that she can’t go away a two-year-old little one behind as she travels for a month,” the ministry stated in an announcement.
Responding to it, a British Excessive Fee spokesperson told media that the “case is at present into account.”
According to the UK government’s norms, those travelling from ‘red list’ countries would need to undergo strict quarantine upon their arrival. As of now, only UK residents and certain exempted cases including elite sportspersons have been allowed to travel to the country from India.
Before the Tokyo Olympics, Sania is expected to compete in England grass-court tournament throughout June – starting at Nottingham Open, Birmingham Open and Eastbourne Open before Wimbledon.