Vayalar Ravi to be air-lifted to Chennai

February 9th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Indian government has arranged a special aircraft to bring back Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi, who was injured in a car accident in Liberia.
A government press release said that Ravi will be carried on the aircraft, which will have on-board medical support and reach Chennai Wednesday late night.

Ravi had a road accident in Liberia and was initially treated at John F. Kennedy Hospital in Monrovia. He was then air-lifted to Abidjan in Ivory coast by the Liberian government for further treatment at PISAM Hospital.

“The minister had a miraculous escape and there was no major injury. The minister’s health is stable and he is recovering well,” the release added.

Ravi was on a trip to Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, Liberia and Nigeria from Jan 29 to Feb 6.

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