RAW chief visit to Pakistan report termed ‘baseless’

November 29th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS)Top officials in India’s home ministry rubbished media reports that the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief Ashok Chaturvedi visited Pakistan soon after taking over the reins of the agency last year.A front page report in the The News daily said that Chaturvedi was received by former intelligence heads from Pakistan, but the entire episode was kept under a thick veil and no information was made available to the media.

“The report is baseless. How can India’s external intelligence chief be visiting Pakistan?” asked a senior intelligence functionary.

The report further added that the RAW chief came with a high-level delegation and spent two days in Islamabad.

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