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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Asia-Pacific Intelligence Chiefs

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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 ASIA-PACIFIC INTELLIGENCE CHIEFS
CONFERENCE, SEPTEMBER 4-7, 2007

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

2. The following candidate has been selected for
participation in the Asia-Pacific Intelligence Chiefs
Conference to be held September 4 to 7, 2007 in Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia. Post vetting was completed on August 27, 2007.
Post requests that vetting be completed as soon as possible,
to provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests
the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidate:

Name: Golam Mohammad
Rank: Major General
Unit: Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DG-FI)
Unit Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Personal Number: BA-1899
Date of Birth: 12 May 1959
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 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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