KATHMANDU: India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) Chief Samant Goel has arrived in Nepal.
According to a high-level source, Goel, the director of India’s primary espionage agency RAW, arrived Kathmandu from New Delhi via a special chartered flight (IFC4620) at 12:45 PM today.
The RAW Chief is accompanied by three members of India’s external intelligence agency RAW along with six crew members, the high-level source told Kathmandu Pati.
Though there is no official or formal announcement about his visit and itineraries, the RAW Chief-led team is scheduled to hold discussions with various leaders of major political parties on recent border disputes between Nepal and India, according to the high-level source.
The RAW Chief comes to Nepal amid preparations of India’s Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukunda Naravane visit to Nepal next month.