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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Jamal Mir Jamal

Published: Thu 11 Oct 2007 01:59 PM
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PP RUEHWEB
DE RUEHBUL #3479 2841359
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 111359Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0869
UNCLAS KABUL 003479
SIPDIS
SIPDIS
DEPT FOR SCA/RA (JBRENNIG), SCA/A, DRL, INL/CNPR
E.O. 12958 N/A
TAGS: PHUM SNAR PINR PTER AF
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: JAMAL MIR JAMAL
1. This is an action request; please see paragraphs 2 and 3.
2. In order to comply with Leahy vetting requirements, this cable
forwards the biodata of Jamal Mir Jamal, candidate to be Criminal
Investigation Director for District 15 of Kabul.
3. IMPORTANT NOTE: The international community recently approved
pay increases for ANP company grade officers (captains and
lieutenants); however, pay increases for the field grade ANP
personnel will not be approved until completion of Rank Reform.
Currently, ANP field grade personnel earn less than their Afghan
National Army (ANA) equivalents, a situation that is causing severe
morale problems. Completion of the ANP Rank Reform process will
significantly alleviate deteriorating morale, which is why Post
requests the Department's expedited vetting and response at the
earliest possible date. Post greatly appreciates Department's
strong support for completing the ANP Rank Reform process.
4. Following is the biodata for the Jamal Mir Jamal:
Name: Jamal Mir Jamal
Father's Name: Kakokhan
Grandfather's Name: Salih Peer
Age: Not Available
POB: Not Available
Ethnicity: Pashtun
Job Selected For: 15th Police District, Criminal Investigation
Director
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