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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Near East-South Asia Executive

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR NEAR EAST-SOUTH ASIA EXECUTIVE
SEMINAR, JUNE 2008

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

2. The following candidate has been selected for
participation in the Near East-South Asia Executive Seminar
to be held from June 4-26, 2008. Post vetting was completed
on April 7, 2008. Post requests vetting be returned by April
22 to provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests
the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidate:

Name: Kazi Delwar Hossain
Rank: Group Captain
Unit: Bogra Radar Unit
Unit Location: Bogra
Personal Number: BD-7326
Date of Birth: October 2, 1956
Place of Birth: Faridpur, Bangladesh

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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