Kevin Pietersen gets visa clearance for his India visit

Earlier on Monday, Kevin Pietersen wrote on his twitter page to reveal that his passport is lying with the Indian embassy in the UK for the past 10 days for a job that he claimed requires barely 24 hours, and subsequently requested the Ministry of External Affairs to help him in this regard.

updated: March 11, 2014 15:03 IST
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New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) informed that the necessary clearance regarding star England batsman Kevin Pietersen's visa was received from the sports ministry paving his way for upcoming India visit.

MEA's official spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Monday tweeted that the Indian Embassy in the United Kingdom will soon grant visa to Pietersen as they have received necessary clearance from the union sports ministry.

"Good news. Twiplomacy works!! Necessary clearance just received from Sports Ministry. Mission to grant visa soon. C u in India soon," MEA official Akbaruddin tweeted which was re-tweeted by KP.

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