Portuguese police on Thursday arrested the head of the border service and 10 others in a probe into corruption in the granting of the so-called "golden visas" to wealthy foreign investors.
A major visa scam has been unearthed by a leading UK based tabloid, involving a ring of corrupt Pakistani officials and politicians.
US on Wednesday said there was a strong indication that "visa fraud has occurred" and the matter has to be probed.
Giani ordered an immediate inquiry into a report that some officials of the Foreign Ministry were allegedly involved
in a scam.
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