Defence budget

FO 371/185378 1966

This file contains correspondence relating to:

  • Increased expenditure on the Sultan of Oman's Air Force (SOAF) during the period 1966-67. It includes a statement of the budget for this period (1)
  • Muscat military budget for 1966-67 as approved by the Sultan of Muscat and Oman Saeed Bin Taimur and approval for the payment of the first installment of the military subsidy (2)
  • Request from the Sultan for a review of the decision not to pay him a military subsidy in 1967-68, in view of the delay in receiving revenue from oil production. It includes discussion of the Sultan's financial situation and proposals for meeting the expected shortfall (8-9)