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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Patrol Craft Operation in Riverine

Published: Wed 29 Oct 2008 07:46 AM
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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 7636
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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 PATROL CRAFT OPERATION IN RIVERINE
ENVIRONMENT AND INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE IN USA, JANUARY 08 TO
MARCH 26, 2009
1. This is an action request. See para three.
2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Patrol Craft Operation in Riverine Environment and Instructor
Development Course in USA, which will begin on January 08, 2009.
Post vetting was completed on October 29, 2008. Post requests that
vetting be completed by November 13 to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for
the following candidates:
1. Name: M Zillur Rahman
Rank: Lieutenant
Unit: Coast Guard Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 8076
Date of Birth: 11 June 1980
Place of Birth: Pabna
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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