Medical treatment

Kerala CM goes to USA for medical treatment | Kerala News

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan left on Saturday for a two-week visit to the United States for medical treatment.

He boarded an Emirates flight to Dubai from Cochin International Airport in Nedumbassery at 4.30am. From there, he will take a connecting flight to the United States.

Pinarayi will undergo treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. He will return to the state on January 29.

He is accompanied by his wife Kamala and his personal assistant VM Sunish for the visit to the United States.

He came to Nedumbassery airport on Friday at 6.30 p.m. He stayed in the guest room at the airport overnight.

Charge not given to anyone
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan did not assign responsibility for the CM to any minister. He will serve as the CM of the hospital bed in the United States.

The weekly Cabinet meeting will be held online on January 19. Important files will be disposed of by him through the electronic file system.

It is learned that he did not divulge further details of his treatment to his cabinet colleagues.

Also in 2018, he underwent treatment at the Mayo Clinic. He was due to return to the clinic for follow-up treatment last October. His visit to the clinic was then postponed due to the acute situation of COVID-19. He then went to Apollo Hospital in Chennai for a check-up.