ISLAMABAD - Ministry of Foreign Affairs would approach Ontario based Canadian multinational telecommunications company Research In Motion (RIM) to secure record of BlackBerry communications between former ambassador to US, Husain Haqqani and Mansoor Ejaz in relation to memogate investigation.

Diplomatic sources told TheNation that Secretary Salman Bashir would direct Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Canada, Mian Gul Akbar Zeb to contact the company in effort to secure record of the communications of two main characters of the memogate scam.

It could not be immediately confirmed officially, as the Foreign Office spokespersons was not available for his input till filing of this report.

However, sources in cellular industry believed that these efforts might not bear fruit because of the RIM’s stringent policy not to share details of communications of its customers. The move comes in line with directives of the Supreme Court as the Judicial Commission probing the memogate to contact the Canadian company Research In Motion (RIM) and BlackBerry representatives in Pakistan so that forensic evidence of the conversation can be obtained. RIM designs, manufactures and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile and telecommunications market, and also provides platforms and solutions for access to information, including e-mail, voice, instant messaging, short message service (SMS), Internet and intranet-based applications and browsing. RIM’s portfolio includes the Black Berry wireless solution, the RIM Wireless Handheld product line, software development tools and other software and hardware.