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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Nesa Executive Seminar in Usa, January 19

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

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SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR NESA EXECUTIVE SEMINAR IN USA, JANUARY 19
TO FEBRUARY 11, 2010

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
the NESA Executive Seminar in USA, which will begin on January 19,
2010. Post vetting was completed on November 30, 2009. Post
requests that vetting be completed by December 14, 2009 to provide
sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department conduct
Leahy vetting for the following candidates:

1. Name: Sheikh Mohammad Aman Hasan
Rank: Colonel
Unit: Army Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: BA-2031
Date of Birth: 15 April 1960
Place of Birth: Jessore, Bangladesh

2. Name: Fakhruddin Ahmed
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: 33 Rifle Battalion
Unit Location: Comilla
Personal Number: BA-3957
Date of Birth: 13 September 1969
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

3. Name: Md Akramul Haque
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Static Signal Sector
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: BA-3856
Date of Birth: 12 January 1968
Place of Birth: Kushtia, 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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