Visit to London by Rulers of Sharjah, Ras al Khaimah and Umm al Qaiwain

FO 371/168960 1963

This file relates to visits of the Rulers of the Trucial States to the UK. It contains correspondence concerning:

  • Visit of the Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Saqr Bin Sultan Al Qasimi in London; the visit of the Ruler of Umm Al Quwain Sheikh Ahmad Bin Rashid Al Mu’alla to England for medical treatment (1)
  • Proposed official luncheon for the Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum during his visit to London; the question of the provision of luncheons for other Rulers (2)
  • Sheikh Ahmad leaving Bahrain for London accompanied by his son Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmad Al Mu’alla and his interpreter (3)
  • Arrangements for the visits of the Rulers of Sharjah and Dubai (4)
  • Request for details of the arranged medical treatment by Sheikh Ahmad (5)
  • Arrangements for official hospitality for Trucial States Rulers for the summer of 1963 (6)
  • Arrangements for Sheikh Ahmad and Sheikh Rashid to meet the Queen at a royal garden party (7)
  • Meeting of the Ruler of Sharjah and the Ruler of Umm Al Quwain at London Airport (8)
  • Recall of A J M Craig from leave to accompany the Rulers at the royal garden party on 23 July 1963 (9)
  • Visit of the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi to England, accompanied by the Deputy Ruler of Ajman Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi who is seeking medical treatment for his son; the visit of the Ruler of Fujairah Sheikh Mohammad Bin Hamad Al Sharqi to Beirut to search for oil companies and seek medical treatment (10, 15, 18)
  • Descriptions of the Rulers’ visits to London (11, 13)
  • Biographical notes on the Rulers of Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain (12)
  • Despatch from HMG’s Consul General in Houston, describing the Ruler of Sharjah’s visit to Texas; an article on the visit from the Houston Post (14)
  • Arrival of Sheikh Ahmad in Beirut and his request that accommodation be arranged (16)
  • Summary of events during the visits of the Rulers of Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain (17)
  • Arrival of Sheikh Humaid and his family in Bahrain with plans to fly to Dubai (19)