Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj been named as one of the 15 Global Thinkers of the year by the Foreign Policy magazine for helping out thousands of distressed people who had appealed for help on the social media.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also acknowledged the news with a congratulatory message.
“Very proud to see our hardworking EAM @SushmaSwaraj part of the @ForeignPolicy Global Thinkers list 2016! Congrats,” PM Modi tweeted.
External affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup also tweeted, “MEA proud to be led by EAM @SushmaSwaraj, who receives yet another recognition for her unique brand of diplomacy.”
Ever since Sushma Swaraj became the External Affairs Minister, she has solved thousands of cases of peoples in distress. In fact, even from her hospital bed, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is still helping out people.
Foreign Policy magazine has especially mentioned an episode in which Sushma Swaraj helped rescue around 10,000 stuck in the Gulf without food and money.