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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Pasols Planning Group (Ppg) Meeting,

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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 PASOLS PLANNING GROUP (PPG) MEETING,
AUSTRALIA, APRIL 19 TO 23, 2010

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

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Pasols Planning Group (PPG), Australia, which will begin on
April 19, 2010. Post vetting was completed on February 28, 2010.
Post requests that vetting be completed by March 14, 2010 to provide
sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department conduct
Leahy vetting for the following candidate:

1. Name: Hamidur Rahman
Rank: Brigadier General
Unit: Headquarter 65 Infantry Brigade
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: BA-2575
Date of Birth: 07 September 1964
Place of Birth: Mymensingh, 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 David Arulanantham, unclass
e-mail:arulananthamdp@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate these
individuals or any units they have served in have been involved in
gross violations of human rights.

Moriarty

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