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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Marshall Center Senior Executive

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBUL #2253 1950640
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 140640Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9113

UNCLAS KABUL 002253

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

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

E.O. 12958 N/A
TAGS: PHUM SNAR PINR PTER AF
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: Marshall Center Senior Executive
Seminar Attendees


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

2. In order to comply with Leahy human rights vetting requirements,
this cable forwards the names and biodata of four Afghan national
security officials to attend the Senior Executive Seminar at the
Marshall Center, August 22-29. Post has no derogatory information
on these individuals. Post requests Department's review of these
candidates and response by August 2, 2007.

3. Following are biographical data:

Name: Sayad Asadullah Olomiyar
DOB: 6/5/1954
Place of Birth: Ghowr Province
Tribal affiliation or ethnicity: Tajik
Father's name: Sayeed Mohammad Alebar
Grandfather's name: Sayed Ali Rezu
Rank: BG
Unit: MOD

Name: Bryalai Vatandost
DOB: 11/10/1960
Place of Birth: Balkh Province
Tribal affiliation or ethnicity: Tajik
Father's name: Amanullah
Grandfather's name: Ahmad Jan
Rank: Col
Unit: MOD

Name: Sayeed Najib Tahmas
DOB: 12/24/1968
Place of Birth: City of Mazar-e Sharif, Balkh Province
Tribal affiliation or ethnicity: Sahdat tribe
Father's name: Sayeed Qurban
Grandfather's name: Sayeed Tahmas
Rank: Director of External Affairs
Unit: National Security Council

Name: Abdullah Popal
DOB: 2/3/1948
Place of Birth: Kandahar City, Kandahar Province
Tribal affiliation or ethnicity: Pashtoon
Father's name: Abdul Raouf
Grandfather's name: Abdul Safar Khan
Rank: Director of Internal Affairs
Unit: National Security Council

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