Vice President Faisal Naseem has met with Ram Madhav. Madhav was a National General Secretary of India’s ruling BJP. In his youth, Madhav was a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu-supremacist extremist group.
Vice President Naseem met with Madhav on the sidelines of the ongoing Indian Ocean Conference in Dubai. The conference is organised by the India Foundation, an organisation founded by Shaurya Doval; India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval’s son; and Madhav.
Some Indian media outlets have claimed that the India Foundation provides assistance and support for the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India’s foreign intelligence agency.
The President’s Office has claimed that Vice President Naseem discussed matters pertaining to Covid-19 and other matters with Madhav. The President’s Office did not provide any details.