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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Ata - Maritime Port Harbor Security

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UNCLAS DHAKA 000875

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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 ATA - Maritime Port Harbor Security
Management from October 5-23, 2009.

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
the ATA - Maritime Port Harbor Security Management from October
5-23, 2009, in Dhaka, Bangladesh,
Post vetting was completed on September 08. Post requests that
vetting be completed by September 24 to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for
the following candidates:

1. Name: Z A Mahbub
Rank: Lt. Commander, Bangladesh Navy
DOB: April 2, 1979, Chuadanga

2. Name: M A Sayed
Rank: Lt. Commander, Bangladesh Navy
DOB: February 19, 1973, Jessore
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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