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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Letter from the President on the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act

June 1, 2011

Dear Mr. Chairman:  (Dear Madam Chairman:)
(Dear Representative:) (Dear Senator:)

This report to the Congress, under section 804(a) of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, 21 U.S.C. 1901-1908 (the "Kingpin Act"), transmits my designations of the following seven foreign individuals as appropriate for sanctions under the Kingpin Act and reports my direction of sanctions against them under the Act:

          Manuel Torres Felix (Mexico)
          Gonzalo Inzunza Inzunza (Mexico)
          Haji Lal Jan Ishaqzai (Afghanistan)
          Kamchybek Asanbekovich Kolbayev (Kyrgyzstan)
          John Harun Mwau (Kenya)
          Naima Mohamed Nyakiniywa (Kenya)
          Javier Antonio Calle Serna (Colombia)

Sincerely,

BARACK OBAMA