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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Asia-Pacific Comprehensive

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FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5529
INFO RUHEHMS/COMMARFORPAC
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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 COMPREHENSIVE
SECURITY RESPONSES (APCSS) IN WASHINGTON, DC, JANUARY 14 -
FEBRUARY 13, 2008.


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

2. The following candidate has been selected for
participation in the Asia-Pacific Comprehensive Security
Responses (APCSS) to be held January 14 - February 13, 2008
in Washington, DC. Post vetting was completed on November
13, 2007. Post requests that vetting be completed by December
13, 2007, to provide sufficient time for processing. Post
requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the
following candidate:

Name: Mohammad Makbul Hossain
Rank: Commander
Unit: BNS ISSA Khan, New Mooring
Unit Location: Chittagong, Bangladesh
Personal Number: P No. 252
Date of Birth: 31 Dec 1961
Place of Birth: Tangail, 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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