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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Senior Executive Seminar, August

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DEPT. FOR SCA/PB ATTN: BRENT CHRISTENSEN
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TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVE SEMINAR, AUGUST
22-29, 2007


1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for
participation in the Senior Executive Seminar course to be
held in Garmisch, Germany from August 22 to August 29, 2008.
Post vetting was completed on August 13th, 2007. Post
requests that vetting be completed ASAP, to provide
sufficient time for processing. Post requests the
department conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidate:

Name: Abul Kalam Muhammad Muzahid Udddin
Rank: Major General
Unit: 19 Infantry Division
Unit Location: Mymensingh
Personal Number: 1895
Date of Birth: 15 Aug 58
Place of Birth: Gopalgonj

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post
to make the following statement to the relevant DOD units:
"Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by
the above named individual or unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is Luke Zahner, unclass
e-mail:zahnerlv@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate this
individual or any unit he has served in has been involved in
gross violations of human rights.
PASI

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