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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Patrol Craft Prop Sys Ovhl & Instructor

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

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TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR PATROL CRAFT PROP SYS OVHL & INSTRUCTOR
DEVELOPMENT IN USA, JANUARY 12 TO MARCH 25, 2010

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
the Patrol Craft Prop Sys OVHL & Instructor Development Course in
USA, which will begin on January 12, 2010. Post vetting was
completed on November 24, 2009. Post requests that vetting be
completed by December 10, 2009 to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for
the following candidates:

1. Name: Md Mashud Rana
Rank: ERA-IV (CD III)
Unit: BNS Nirbhoy
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: 930591
Date of Birth: 08 June 1975
Place of Birth: Rajshahi, 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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