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Qatar air agreement, 1949 Apr 9-1950 Sept 6
This file relates to the negotiation of a civil air agreement for Qatar. It contains correspondence concerning: W R Hay’s worries communicated to B A B Burrows about the lack of an air agreement for Qatar Guidance suggested on the approach A J Wilton should take from his report on the possibility of the Ruler of Qatar Sheikh Ali Bin Abdulla Al Thani bringing in advisors from Syria and the influence of the Darwish family over him.
Air Agreement between UK and Bahrain: draft amendment and new Air Navigation Regulations; clearance of non-scheduled flights to Bahrain and Sharjah. Code GA file 60 (papers 41 to end), 1953
The file contains correspondence relating to: Confirmation by International Aeradio Limited (IAL) of the new appointments in Sharjah (41) Revised draft of the proposed new Bahrain Air Agreement, including Ministry of Civil Aviation (MCA) and Air Ministry amendments (42) Notices to Airmen No. 2 relating to landing, housing and parking fees, which were introduced on 8 August 1951 and which are in force for Bahrain and Sharjah aerodromes (42a) Itinerary for the flight of Mr K R Collins M.I.N, A.R. Ae.
Claims by Persia to Bahrain and to islands of Abu Musa and Tamb; Arab League rejects claim, 1954
This file concerns the Persian [Iranian] claim to Bahrain, and to the islands of Tamb [Greater Tunb], Little Tamb [Lesser Tunb], Abu Musa and Sirri. It contains: Papers on the historical background to the Iranian claims, along with related correspondence and a map (1, 17) Account of a conversation with the Iranian Foreign Minister Abdulla Entezam (1) Account of a talk between Entezam and the British Ambassador in Iran R B Stevens (2) Correspondence relating to a note, distributed by Iran, stating that in the context of civil aviation, Bahrain is part of Iran.
Kuwait-Iraq Water and Irrigation Scheme, 1954
This file relates to the Kuwait-Iraq Water and Irrigation Scheme.
Proposed visit of Sultan of Muscat to UK, 1957
This file contains correspondence relating to: Possibility of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman Saeed Bin Taimur being received by the Queen during his visit to the UK (1, 9-10, 16, 22) The Sultan's plans to travel first to Bahrain, Baghdad and Istanbul before continuing on to the UK (2) The Sultan's revised plan to travel from Muscat to Salalah and then directly to London, discussion of the dates of his trip and arrangements for accommodation and transport, some of which will be provided by the RAF (3-8, 10, 12-14, 16-17) Enquiry from Gerald de Gaury about the dates of the S
Political relations between Trucial States and UK, 1958
This file contains: Discussion of how the federation of the Trucial States would affect the question of relations with the tribes in Buraimi, noting that this in turn depends on how the future of Oman is viewed (5) Paper prepared by the Political Resident in the Persian Gulf B A B Burrows on subjects arising from the recent visit of the Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Saqr Bin Sultan Al Qasimi to the UK. The paper focuses on the subjects of oil, economic assistance, the Sharjah airfield and the federation of the Trucial States. It also contains a response to the paper (6)
Claims by Persia to Bahrain and Gulf islands of Abu Musa and Tamb: dispute between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia over sovereignty over islands in the Neutral Zone, 1955
This file contains correspondence relating to: Jordanian opposition and the reaction of the Arab League to Persia's [Iran] claim to the islands of Bahrain, Tamb [Greater Tunb], Little Tamb [Lesser Tunb] and Abu Musa (1-3) Egyptian opposition to Iran's claim (4) Cairo meeting of Arab Prime Ministers to tackle Iraq's affiliation with the Baghdad Pact.