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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Candidate for the Senior Policy

VZCZCXYZ0007
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBUL #3728 3050825
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 010825Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1291

UNCLAS KABUL 003728

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR SCA/RA (JBRENNIG), SCA/A, DRL, S/CT

E.O. 12958 N/A
TAGS: PHUM SNAR PINR PTER AF
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: Candidate for the Senior Policy
Exchange in Washington (November 26-28)

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

2. In order to comply with Leahy human rights vetting requirements,
this cable forwards the name of one Afghan National selected to
attend the Senior Policy Exchange in Washington, DC on November
26-28. Post possesses no derogatory information on this individual.
Post requests Department's review of this candidate by November 12,
2007.

3. Following is the biographical data:

NAME: Sayed Naeem Pacha
Father's NAME: Sayed Mir Ahmad Shah
GRAND Father's NAME: Sayed Fazel Sobhani
DOB: February 13, 1948
PLACE OF BIRTH: Jalalabad-Afghanistan
ETHNICITY: Pushtun
Position: Director. Tribal Gathering (Jirga)

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