LONDON: Mansoor Ijaz, the central figure in the Memogate case has been granted a one year multiple-entry visa to Pakistan, Express News reported on Thursday.
Ijaz visited the the Pakistan High Commission in London, where he was granted the visa.
Masoor Ijaz has to appear before a judicial commission investigating the memogate scandal on January 24. He is also due to appear before the Parliamentary committe investigating the same case on January 26.
Earlier, Ijaz had claimed that his life faced a threat in Pakistan. Upon this, the Supreme Court had issued directives that he could be allotted an army security detail.
On Thursday, the Islamabad High Court dismissed a petition calling for the arrest of Ijaz. It ruled that Ijaz could not be arrested till he violates any Pakistani law.
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