ISLAMABAD: The proceedings of the Memo Commission to record Mansoor Ijaz's statement are underway.
Secretary Memo Commission Raja Jawad Abbas and Lawyer of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Rashid A Rizvi are at the London High Commission while Husain Haqqani's counsel Zahid Bukhari and Mansoor Ijaz's lawyer Akram Sheikh are in Pakistan.
The judicial commission is chaired by Chief Justice Baluchistan High Court, Qazi Faiz Isa, while other two members are Chief Justice Sindh High Court, Musheer Alam and Chief Justice Islamabad High Court, Iqbal Hameed-ur-Rehman.
07:00 pm: Memo Commission concludes session. Proceedings will resume at 14:00(PST)
06:40 pm: Ijaz provides bill to memo commission but asks for some numbers to remain private. Ijaz says he called James Jones following his conversation with Haqqani.
06:30 pm: The bill contains the numbers of James Jones and other important people: Mansoor Ijaz
06:18 pm: Mansoor provides phone bill of conversations with Haqqani to secretary commission. Husain Haqqani's lawyer says the bill is not original but is a copy.
06:16 pm: Code words were decided to be used during my conversation with Haqqani because the matter was sensitive.President of Pakistan was called boss or friend during the conversation while the Americans were referred to as Ispahani: Mansoor Ijaz
People from Pakistan were called friend: Ijaz
06:10 pm: Haqqani said the government wanted to form a commission to probe the Abbottabad incident and if Kayani was removed then American opinions would also be considered: Mansoor Ijaz
Haqqani also spoke of cooperation in the Mumbai probe: Ijaz
05:50 pm: Ijaz hands over notice of phone conversations with Husain Haqqani to secretary memo commission who signs it and makes it part of the record.
05:45 pm: Haqqani said the Pakistani President wanted to form a new national security team: Mansoor Ijaz
05:30 pm: Haqqani wanted the US to send a message to COAS Kayani: Ijaz
Haqqani wanted to send the message through Milke Mullen but I did not know him. Haqqani knew that General Jones was my acquaintance: Ijaz
05:12 pm: Haqqani’s messages were rushed and he was nervous: Mansoor Ijaz
05:05 pm: Haqqani said the Army was putting pressure on the government and President Zardari: Mansoor Ijaz
Haqqani said the Army wanted to topple the government: Mansoor Ijaz
04:35 pm: Memo Commission session adjourned for 30 minutes.
04:27 pm: Contact with Haqqani started on May 3: Mansoor Ijaz
4:18 pm. Mansoor Ijaz provides his and Husain Haqqani's BlackBerry pin.Ijaz also provides Haqqani's email address.
03:26 pm: Mansoor showed his BlackBerry phone set to the commission.
02:55 pm: Mansoor Ijaz said he met former ISI chief Ahsan-ul-Haq in 2003 in Brussels and Pervez Musharraf in 2005 and 2006 in London. Last meeting with Asif Ali Zardari was in 2009. I met ISI chief Shuja Pasha in 2011 in a London hotel, he said.
02:25 pm: Zahid Bukhari requested the bench that he wanted to cross-question Mansoor Ijaz in person so he may be facilitated. The commission asked him to submit application for the same.
02:17 pm: The commission questioned Ijaz whether he can speak Urdu upon which he replied in negative.
02:13 pm: Secretary commission authenticated that the person present is Mansoor Ijaz and showed his passport to the commission.
02:06 pm: Mansoor Ijaz handed over the evidences to secretary commission.
02:04 pm: Attorney General Pakistan Maulvi Anwarul Haq told the commission that BlackBerry company has once again refused to share data.
01:50 pm: Mansoor Ijaz arrived at Pakistan's High Commission in London to testify before the memo commission via video link.
The judicial commission investigating the memogate scandal had consented to videoconferencing after the memogate scandal's prime witness refused to arrive in Pakistan fearing for his life.