Former world number one in women’s doubles- Sania Mirza and his cricketer husband Shoaib Malik recently became proud parents to a little boy on Tuesday. There were questions over the citizenship of the new born child but amid all of the speculations, a report by urdu.dunyanews.tv has said that the child won’t be granted Pakistani citizenship.
Sania delivered the boy in Hyderabad’s Rainbow Hospital on October 30, 2018 and Shoaib took to twitter to announce the happenings news.
Its worth mentioning that Sania represents India in tennis and Shoaib represents Pakistani cricket team which raised the questions on their newly born son’s citizenship.
According to the reports, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) sources term that an Indian citizen cannot be granted a citizenship as per the passport and immigration laws of Pakistan. Pakistan, on the other hand has dual nationality bonds with 19 countries, but India does not fall in this category.
What would be the citizenship of the child ?
Sania married a Pakistani cricketer but she didn’t left her Indian citizenship. Before the birth of the child, Shoaib said that the baby would neither be an Indian nor a Pakistani.
The couple currently stays in Hyderabad as well as in Dubai. There can be a possibility that the newly born child may attain the citizenship of United Arab Emirates but it all comes down to Shoaib and Sania and their prospective.