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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Bangladesh Outreach Program "Apcss Civil

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UNCLAS DHAKA 001018

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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 BANGLADESH OUTREACH PROGRAM "APCSS CIVIL
MILITRAY RELATIONS WORKSHOP" 16 - 19 NOVEMBER, 2009

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
BANGLADESH OUTREACH PROGRAM" APCSS CIVIL MILITRAY RELATIONS
WORKSHOP" in Bangladesh, which will begin on November 16, 2009.
Post vetting was completed on November 05, 2009. Post requests that
vetting be completed by November 15 to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for
the following candidates:

1. Name: Md. Ashfakul Islam
Rank: Colonel
Unit: Ministry of Defense
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: BA - 2258
Date of Birth: 02 Feb 1961
Place of Birth: Bogra, Bangladesh

2. Name: M Naim Hassan
Rank: Air Cdre
Unit: AFD
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: BA-7319
Date of Birth: 30 June 1960
Place of Birth: Bramhanbari, Bangladesh

3. Name: Tehsin Hasan
Rank: Brig Gen
Unit: Army HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 2135
Date of Birth: 12 March 1959
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

4. Name: Md. Latifur Rahman
Rank: Brig Gen
Unit: Army HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 2219
Date of Birth: 23 Dec 1961
Place of Birth: Bangladesh

5. Name: ASM Abdul Baten
Rank: Commodore
Unit: BNS Haji Mohsin
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 185
Date of Birth: 25 Feb 1959
Place of Birth: Mymenshig, Bangladesh

6. Name: Mir Imdadul Haque
Rank: Captain
Unit: BNS Haji Mohsin
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 99
Date of Birth: 12 Aug 1962
Place of Birth: Karachi, Pakistan

7. Name: M Syed Hossain
Rank: Group Captain
Unit: AHQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 7922
Date of Birth: 04 Jan 1965
Place of Birth: Pakistan

8. Name: M Yousuf Ali
Rank: Group Captain
Unit: AHQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 7953
Date of Birth: 16 June 1964
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

9. Name: Golam Mawla Bhuiyan
Rank: Colonel
Unit: Bangladesh Rifles
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 2455
Date of Birth: 07 Dec 1960
Place of Birth: Comilla, Bangladesh

10. Name: A Z M S K Pathan
Rank: Captain
Unit: BG Coast Guard
Unit Location: Dhaka

Personal Number: BN-216
Date of Birth: 01 July 1959
Place of Birth: Noakhali, Bangladesh

11. Name: Dr. Mohammad Sadiqur Rahman
Rank: DIG
Unit: Railway Range, Bangladesh
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 5986000777
Date of Birth: 28 Aug 1959
Place of Birth: Bangladesh

12. Name: ABM Tayeful Islam
Rank: Brig Gen
Unit: Bangladesh Ansar
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 1740
Date of Birth: 26 July 1958
Place of Birth: Bogra, Bangladesh

13. Name: Mohammad Mahbubul Hasan
Rank: Brig Gen
Unit: NSI
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 1746
Date of Birth: 25 July 1957
Place of Birth: Bangladesh

14. Name: Nizamuddin Ahmed
Rank: Captain
Unit: DGFI
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 246
Date of Birth: 31 December 1960
Place of Birth: Madaripur, Bangladesh

15. Name: Sohel Ahmed
Rank: Brig Gen
Unit: NDC
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 2465
Date of Birth: 19 Nov 1963
Place of Birth: Bangladesh


16. Name: Dewan Mujibur Rahman
Rank: Commodore
Unit: DSCSC
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 160
Date of Birth: 07 Nov 1956
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

17. Name: A B M Golam Mustafa
Rank: Brig Gen
Unit: DGDP
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 1924
Date of Birth: 1 Jan 1959
Place of Birth: 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.

Moriarty

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