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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Civil Military Liaison Officers (Cmlo)

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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 CIVIL MILITARY LIAISON OFFICERS (CMLO)
COURSE IN BANGLADESH, 07 - 18 FEBRUARY, 2010

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
Civil Military Liaison Officer (CMLO) Course in Bangladesh, which
will begin on February 7, 2010. Post vetting was completed on
January 24, 2010. Post requests that vetting be completed by
February 4, 2010 to provide sufficient time for processing. Post
requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidates:

1. Name: Nahidul Islam Khan
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Army Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number:BA-3507
Date of Birth: 1 August 1968
Place of Birth: Mymensingh, Bangladesh

2. Name: M Mesbahul Islam
Rank: Major
Unit: Area Headquarters
Unit Location: Jessore
Personal Number: BA-3305
Date of Birth: 01 October 1967
Place of Birth: Magura, Bangladesh

3. Name: Mujibul Haque Sikder
Rank: Major
Unit: 15 Indep Armed Squadron
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: BA-4588
Date of Birth: 17 November 1972
Place of Birth: Chittagong, Bangladesh

4. Name: Md. Rashedul Islam
Rank: Major
Unit: Area Headquarters
Unit Location: Bogra
Personal Number: BA-4982
Date of Birth: 23 July 1972
Place of Birth: Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh

5. Name: Muhammad Sharif ul Alam
Rank: Major
Unit: 6 Field Regiment, Artillery
Unit Location: Comilla
Personal Number: BA-6104
Date of Birth: 21 October 1979
Place of Birth: Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh

6. Name: Md Khasru Raihan
Rank: Captain
Unit: 2 Field Regiment, Artillery
Unit Location: Jessore
Personal Number: BA-6658
Date of Birth: 15 September 1981
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

7. Name: Mohammad Mehdi Hasan Khan
Rank: Captain
Unit: 11 Sig BN
Unit Location: Bogra
Personal Number: BA-6871
Date of Birth: 1 October 1982
Place of Birth: Mymensingh, Bangladesh

8. Name: Sultanul Arefin
Rank: Captain
Unit: 14 Field Regiment, Artillery
Unit Location: Jessore
Personal Number: BA-7083
Date of Birth: 28 November 1984
Place of Birth: Chittagong, Bangladesh

9. Name: A H M Mosiur Rahman
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Unit: BNS Titumir
Unit Location: Khulna
Personal Number: 1373
Date of Birth: 28 November 1967
Place of Birth: Rajshahi, Bangladesh

10. Name: M Rulhul Amin Sarker
Rank: Lieutenant Commander
Unit: BNS Issa Khan
Unit Location: Chittagong

Personal Number: 1375
Date of Birth: 10 August 1969
Place of Birth: Comilla, Bangladesh

11. Name: Tareq Uz Zaman Mohammed Ashek Ul Islam
Rank: Squadron Leader
Unit: BG AF ZHR
Unit Location: Chittagong
Personal Number: 8609
Date of Birth: 28 February 1978
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

12. Name: Md. Khaledur Rahman
Rank: Squadron Leader
Unit: Air Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 8707
Date of Birth: 20 October 1970
Place of Birth: Kustia, Bangladesh

13. Name: Mohammad Abdul Mabud
Rank: Additional SP
Unit: 6 APBN
Unit Location: Barisal
Personal Number: BP 7301008226
Date of Birth: 01 January 1973
Place of Birth: Noakhali, 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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