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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Convent Munitions Main Off and Jet Engine

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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 CONVENT MUNITIONS MAIN OFF AND JET ENGINE
MISHAP INV COURSE IN USA, FEBRUARY 01 TO MARCH 25, 2010

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

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Convent Munitions Main Off and Jet Engine Mishap Inv Course in
USA, which will begin on February 01, 2010. Post vetting was
completed on December 17, 2009. Post requests that vetting be
completed by December 31, 2009 to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for
the following candidate:

1. Name: GM Jahangir Alam
Rank: Squadron Leader
Unit: Air Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: BD-8630
Date of Birth: 01 January 1971
Place of Birth: Jessore, 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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