Ministerial visits from the United Arab Emirates to UK

FCO 8/3515 1980 Jan 01 - 1980 Dec 31
Description

This file relates to the foreign visits of various UAE Rulers and Ministers to the UK, and the discussions of various topics with HMG’s ministers. It contains records of conversations, briefs, background notes and correspondence concerning:

  • The UAE’s delegation to Venezuela led by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Rashid Abdulla
  • The visit of the UAE Minister for Oil Mana Al Otaiba to London, his meetings with Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Douglas Hurd and the Energy Secretary David Howell, and a possible visit to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
  • The plans of the UAE Minister for Economy and Commerce Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmad Al Mu'alla to travel to London
  • The visit of the UAE Minister for Agriculture Saeed Ragbani
  • The visit of the Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, to his new property in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
  • The visit of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
  • The visit of Rashid Abdulla to the UK on his way to meetings at the UN
  • The visit of the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, including discussion of his wish to settle his borders, and the possibility of access to a thesis by J F Walker at the University of Cambridge
  • The visit of the Ruler of Fujairah Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohammad Al Sharqi
  • The visit of the UAE Minister of Information Sheikh Ahmad Bin Hamad Al Hamad
  • The visit of the Ruler of Ajman Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi
  • The visit of the UAE Minister of Defence Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
  • The need to include Fujairah and the other northern Emirates on future itineraries for HMG’s ministerial visits to the Gulf
  • The visit of the Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Sheikh Khalid Bin Saqr Al Qasimi