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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for General Purpose Eletronic Test Equipment

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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 GENERAL PURPOSE ELETRONIC TEST EQUIPMENT
(GPETE) REPAIR AND CALIBRTN IN USA, NOVEMBER 13, 2009 TO FEBRUARY
26, 2010

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
the General Purpose Electronic Test Equipment (GPETE) repair and
Calibration in USA, which will begin on November 13, 2009. Post
vetting was completed on October 22, 2009. Post requests that
vetting be completed by November 5, 2009 to provide sufficient time
for processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting
for the following candidates:

1. Name: Pradyut Kumar Golder
Rank: CREA
Unit: BNS Haji Mohsin
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 850563
Date of Birth: 01 March 1967
Place of Birth: Khulna, Bangladesh

2. Name: Mohammad Morshed Alam Meer
Rank: CREA
Unit: BNS Haji Mohsin
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 940337
Date of Birth: 31 December 1972
Place of Birth: Narayanganj, 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 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.

Dean

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