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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Unsoc & Unlog in Bangladesh, 06 - 17

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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 UNSOC & UNLOG IN BANGLADESH, 06 - 17
DECEMBER, 2009

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
United Nations Staff Officers Course (UNSOC) and United Nations
Logistic Officers Course (UNLOG) in Bangladesh, which will begin on
December 06, 2009. Post vetting was completed on November 22, 2009.
Post requests that vetting be completed by December 05, 2009 to
provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department
conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidates:

1. Name: Md Asaduzzaman
Rank: Major
Unit: 1 Para Commando Battalion
Unit Location: Sylhet
Personal Number: 5727
Date of Birth: 30 November 1976
Place of Birth: Khulna, Bangladesh

2. Name: Nasir Imam Rumi
Rank: Major
Unit: School of Infantry and Tactics
Unit Location: Sylhet
Personal Number: 5758
Date of Birth: 01 October 1976
Place of Birth: Jessore, Bangladesh

3. Name: Sayed Saeed Ahmed
Rank: Captain
Unit: 3 Engineer Battalion
Unit Location: Bogra
Personal Number: 6259
Date of Birth: 01 March 1982
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

4. Name: Nazib Mahmud Shajib
Rank: Captain
Unit: Artillery Centre & School
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: 6642
Date of Birth: 29 December 1982
Place of Birth: Joypurhatt, Bangladesh

5. Name: M Osman Gani
Rank: Commander
Unit: Bangladesh Navy Dockyard
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: 734
Date of Birth: 26 August 1969
Place of Birth: Brabminbaria, Bangladesh

6. Name: M Foyzul Islam
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Unit: BNS Haji Mohsin
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 1113
Date of Birth: 14 March 1975
Place of Birth: Gaibandha, Bangladesh

7. Name: Muhammed Abul Bashar Farhad
Rank: Squadron Leader
Unit: 74 Squadron Bangladesh Air Force
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: 8626
Date of Birth: 24 April 1974
Place of Birth: Chittagong, Bangladesh

8. Name: Nahid Jahan Hussain
Rank: Squadron Leader
Unit: 15 Squadron Bangladesh Air Force
Unit Location: Jessore
Personal Number: 8772
Date of Birth: 09 May 1978
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

9. Name: Muhammad Ferdous Aziz
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Army Training Doctrine Command
Unit Location: Mymensingh
Personal Number: 2592
Date of Birth: 01 July 1964
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

10. Name: Md Parvez Hossain
Rank: Major
Unit: 14 East Bengal
Unit Location: Comilla

Personal Number: 4208
Date of Birth: 07 September 1971
Place of Birth: Manikganj, Bangladesh

11. Name: Md Meshbahul Alam
Rank: Major
Unit: NCOA
Unit Location: Bogra
Personal Number: 4217
Date of Birth: 01 January 1968
Place of Birth: Jessore, Bangladesh

12. Name: Mollah Mesbahuddin Ahmed
Rank: Major
Unit: BMA
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: 5852
Date of Birth: 01 June 1972
Place of Birth: Khulna, Bangladesh

13. Name: A H M Mostafizur Rahman
Rank: Captain
Unit: STC&S
Unit Location: Jessore
Personal Number: 6736
Date of Birth: 01 January 1984
Place of Birth: Barisal, Bangladesh

14. Name: M Enamul Haque
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Unit: BNS ULKA
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: 1137
Date of Birth: 01 January 1974
Place of Birth: Comilla, Bangladesh

15. Name: D F Rabbi
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Unit: BNS Haji Mohsin
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 1361
Date of Birth: 07 November 1979
Place of Birth: Nawgoan, Bangladesh

16. Name: Md Monirul Islam
Rank: Squadron Leader
Unit: Bangladesh Air Force Academy
Unit Location: Jessore
Personal Number: 8705
Date of Birth: 31 January 1970
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

17. Name: A K M Solaiman
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Unit: Bangladesh Air Force Academy
Unit Location: Jessore
Personal Number: 8921
Date of Birth: 31 December 1979
Place of Birth: Norsingdi, Bangladesh

18. Name: Md Atiqur Rahman
Rank: Additional Superintendent of Police
Unit: Police Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 7601056092
Date of Birth: 01 August 1976
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

19. Name: M Salauddin Mahamud
Rank: Lieutenant
Unit: Coast Guard Base Mongla
Unit Location: MOngla
Personal Number: 1615
Date of Birth: 30 December 1982
Place of Birth: Bogra, 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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