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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Ana Officers Selected for Imet

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DE RUEHBUL #1598 1340221
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 140221Z MAY 07
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8009

UNCLAS KABUL 001598

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR SCA/RA (JBRENNIG), SCA/A, DRL, INL/CNPR

E.O. 12958 N/A
TAGS: PHUM SNAR PINR PTER AF
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: ANA OFFICERS SELECTED FOR IMET
TRAINING


1. This is an action request - see paragraph 2.

2. In order to comply with Leahy vetting requirements, this cable
forwards the names and biodata of three Afghan National Army (ANA)
officers who have been selected to participate in a Marshal Center
sponsored seminar on counterterrorism. The seminar will be held May
23 - August 10, 2007 in Garmisch, Germany. Post does not possess
any derogatory information on these individuals.

3. Following is the biographical data for the three officers:

1. Name: Maola Jan Lakanwal
POB: Khost
DOB: August 1, 1954
Current Job: Mobilization Director, Ministry of Defense
Rank: Brigadier General

2. Name: Abdul Rahim Faizi
POB: Wardak
DOB: February 1, 1962
Current Job: Deputy for Strategy and Political Military Affairs,
Ministry of Defense
Rank: Major General

3. Name: Ali Gul Zurmati
POB: Wardak
DOB: January 1, 1944
Current Job: International Military Education and Training Director
Rank: Brigadier General

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