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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Specialised English Language

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DE RUEHKA #1900 3401030
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 061030Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5738
INFO RUHEHMS/COMMARFORPAC
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC
RHHMUNA/CDR USPACOM HONOLULU HI
RUEKJCS/CJCS WASHDC

UNCLAS DHAKA 001900

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN:`ZOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR SPECIALISED ENGLISH LANGUAGE
TRAINING, LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, TX, JAN 9 - MAR 14, 2008
AND EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL COURSE, EGLIN AIR FORCE,
FL, MAR 15 - OCT 9, 2008.


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

2. The following candidate has been selected for
participation in the Specialised English La.guage Training to
be held January 9 - March 14 at Lackland Air Force Base, TX
and the Expolsive Ordnance Disposal Course to be held March
15 - October 9, 2008 at Eglin Air Force, FL. Post vetting
was completed on December 6, 2007. Post requests that vetting
be completed by December 21, 2007, to provide sufficient time
for processing. Post requests the depes4ment conduct Leahy
vetting for the following candidate:

Name: Forhad Sarker
Rank: Lieutenant
Unit: BNS Haji Mohsin
Unit Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Personal Number: 1550
Date of Birth: 1 Jan 1982
Place of Birth: Gazipur, 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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