Anil Dhasmana new RAW Chief appointed with extensive experience of Pakistan

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Anil Dhasmana new RAW Chief appointed with extensive experience of Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed Anil Kumar Dhasmana as the new RAW Chief.

 

The appointment has been made keeping in mind the experience of the officer vis a vis Indian arch rival Pakistan.

 

Anil Kumar Dhasmana, who joined the R&AW in 1993 from his parent cadre Madhya Pradesh, has worked extensively with the external intelligence agency’s Pakistan desk.

 

Dhasmana will have a fixed tenure of two year.

 

Dhasmana, a 1981-batch IPS officer, was made the agency’s pointsman by National Secuirty Adviser Ajit Doval for intra- committee meetings over the past several months. He is now deputy to Rajinder Khanna, the agency’s chief, who retires on January 1.