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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Senior Mission Leaders (Sml) Course In

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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 SENIOR MISSION LEADERS (SML) COURSE IN
JAPAN, OCTOBER 19-30, 2009

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

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation
Senior Mission Leaders (SML) Course in Japan, which will begin on
October 19, 2009. Post vetting was completed on September 14. Post
requests that vetting be completed by September 28 to provide
sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department conduct
Leahy vetting for the following candidates:

1. Name: Mohammad Quamruzzaman
Rank: Brigadier General
Unit: Army Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka Cantonment
Personal Number: 2406
Date of Birth: 01 April 1963
Place of Birth: Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh

2. Name: Tameem Ahmed Chowdhury
Rank: Colonel
Unit: Headquarters 33 Infantry Division
Unit Location: Comilla
Personal Number: 2596
Date of Birth: 17 January 1963
Place of Birth: Barisal, Bangladesh

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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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