Secretary memo commission leaves for London

February 19, 2012

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American businessman Mansoor Ijaz. — File photo

ISLAMABAD: The secretary of the memo commission Jawad Hassan left for London on Sunday in order to record the statement of the central character of the memo scandal, Pakistani-American Mansoor Ijaz through a video link, DawnNews reported.

Ijaz will record his statement on February 22 at the Pakistan High Commission.

The secretary of the memo commission has been sent to London to collect the important and confidential proofs from Ijaz.

Zahid Bukhari, lawyer for former ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani also submitted the request to acquire the British visa.

Earlier, in the meeting of the judicial commission at the Islamabad High Court (IHC) it was decided that Ijaz’s statement would be recorded at the Pakistani High Commission in London through video-link.

It was also decided that the secretary of the memo commission Jawad Abbas would travel to London before the statement is recorded, and would collect all documentary and physical evidence provided by Ijaz.