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Thursday, 31 March 2016
Indian engineers’ visit to Pak sugar mills a routine matter
ISLAMABAD: After the arrest of Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent Kulbhushan Yadev and his earth-shaking revelation regarding supervision of terror activities in Pakistan, supporters of a political party went into a frenzy regarding Indian engineers visiting Pakistan to help maintenance in sugar mills owned by politicians and ruling elites in Pakistan and also declared them agents of RAW.
It was one-way traffic on the social media when Indian engineers were being declared agents by accounts run by a typical mind-set and supporters of a political party too joined them and started circulating a document showing that an Indian engineer had visited a sugar mills. The said engineer was declared Indian agent without knowing the fact that Indian engineers visit Pakistan more regularly in view of the technical maintenance of the sugar mills.
There were instances when mills had requested the Pakistan High Commission in India to facilitate visas of Indian engineers. Well-placed sources told The News that visits of Indian engineers are a routine matter.
Military sources confirmed that Pakistan agencies had cleared all Indian engineers visiting sugar mills in Pakistan including those being dubbed as RAW agents. Importantly, even ISPR had also denied arresting any “RAW agent” from any sugar mills.