RAW establishes new setup to sabotage CPEC: sources

ISLAMABAD – India’s top intelligence agency, RAW, has established a new set up to sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

Reliable sources said that Anil Dhasmana (special secretary to secretary RAW) has been appointed head of the new set up. According to sources, Anil has been given three officers as members of this team: Major General Rajeshwer Singh and two joint secretaries; JS Ramesh and Vivek K Johri.

Major General Rajeshwer will be responsible for military aspects. He has been tasked to focus on military dimension of CPEC, Pak-China defence relations, Gwadar Expressway, Karakoram Highway and Economic Corridor projects.

Joint Secretary Ramesh has been tasked to identify and exploit political fault lines of Balochistan to disrupt CPEC. He is also tasked with identifying Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab’s stance on CPEC.

Joint Secretary Vivek Johri would be responsible for economic aspects of CPEC. His mandate would be to plan and sabotage the coal-fired power plants and economic zones affiliated with CPEC.

According to sources, Johri would also be responsible for funding of the project, which includes plan to disrupt digital network in Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.