The woman who is now traveling from Alexandria, Egypt, to India was almost stopped to travel to get her operation because immigration officials at India’s embassy in Cairo refused to believe Iman – believed to be the fattest woman in the world – was too big to visit to make her visa application.
They only backed down when surgeon Dr. Muffazzal Lakdawala used Twitter to contact India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to ask for help.
Even the Minister replied to the doctor’s tweet immediately and the visa request was granted.
“Iman can’t move because of her condition and due to her weight, it is near impossible to move her.”
“The officers thought that the family was bluffing and kept asking the family members to bring Iman to the embassy to scan her fingerprint.” Continue Reading On The Next Page