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This file was originally catalogued under more than one subject heading. Those headings, and details of this file, are as follows: AIR REGULATIONS: General (Code 8/2): Kuwait civil air agreement and associated regulations. COLONIAL AND FOREIGN (Code: 11/1): Kuwait civil air agreement and associated regulations. ROUTES AND SERVICES: Foreign (Code 27/2): Kuwait civil air agreement and associated regulations, 1938-1948
This file concerns the civil air agreement between the UK and Kuwait. It contains correspondence and minute sheets relating to: Documentation for the 1934 agreement Discussions in 1938, 1945, and 1948 on whether or not to renew the agreement and of any amendments that might be needed Payments to be made by the UK as part of the agreement, and the question of landing fees Effects of the air agreement on the position of Kuwait Oil Company and the company's proposal to construct a new airfield.
Kuwait defence scheme, 1940
This file concerns the 1940 Kuwait Defence Scheme, detailing defensive measures in case of an attack on British interests in Kuwait at the time of the Second World War.
Persian Gulf and Arabian Coast: mountains or mounds, 1936
This file contains overseas geographical information from the Air Historical Branch of the Air Ministry relating to mountains and hills of the Gulf and Arabian Coast. It lists the names of hills and mountains in English and Arabic, and contains details of their location and geographical features. The file also contains a note concerning the visit of the light tender Nearchus to Kuwait to lay temporary buoys for use by the Kuwait Oil Company Limited.
UK commitment to 1970/1971, 1967-1968
This file contains correspondence concerning: Minutes of the 62nd meeting of the Planning Committee on defence expenditure studies for the Central Treaty Organization (CENTO), relating to Cyprus, the Gulf, Sharjah and Kuwait Paper on 'The Kuwait Commitment in the Period to 1970-71' to be circulated at the meeting Telegram from Ambassador G N Jackson to M S Weir on the Kuwait commitment Letter from Jackson to T F Brenchley on HMG's commitment to the defence of Kuwait, including views of the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah, Prime Minister Sheikh Jabir Al Ahmad Al Sabah and Minist
Kuwait Oil Company logistical support for British forces, 1967
This file contains correspondence relating to: Letter from J A N Graham to B G Birkmyre on the amendment of the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) plan to provide logistical support for British forces based in Kuwait, 9 January 1967; and the Joint Planning Staff Aden's request via Birkmyre for the provision of hospital facilities for permanent and reinforcing members of the Kuwait Liaison Team and RAF crew participating in the operation and retaining the four Pye Reporter R/T sets for the Kuwait Liaison Team
Kuwait Oil Company: relations with Kuwait State, 1954
This file contains correspondence relating to: Arrangements for the Kuwait Oil Company Limited’s (KOC) representation in Kuwait, including the illness and potential replacement of the Chief Local Representative of KOC Colonel Dickson; and propaganda against the oil industry Criticism of Dickson, including that he is ‘more sympathetic to the oriental than to the western point of view’ and the suggestion that his employment be terminated Potential for widening KOC’s contacts with the Kuwaiti Government Relationship of the Iraq Petroleum Company with the local economy in their areas o