'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [155v] (97/142)
The record is made up of 1 volume (65 folios). It was created in c 1953. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.
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Letter, dated April 5 J947, from the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat to the
Sultan of Muscat
With reference to paragraph No. 4 of the General Conditions laid down by
Your Highness to govern the use of the aerodromes in Your Highness' territory,
I am now to convey to Your Highness the agreement of the following special rules
for the conduct and security of personnel and passengers of air services and of the
Royal Air Force stationed at or passing through the aerodromes at Salalah and
1. No one will go either by car or on foot beyond the limits of the camp, the
bazaar and the aerodrome, and the roads connecting them.
2. No one will leave camp after dark, except on duty. In the latter case the
Wali is to be informed beforehand.
3. Undue exhibition of camp fire and naked lights should be avoided.
4. No flag of any sort will be flown over the camp or the aerodrome. (This
does not include apparatus for showing the direction of the wind.)
5. There is to be no smoking in the town or bazaar.
6. All personnel are to abide by local rules when they go into the town. One
of the guards is to accompany any party that may go into the town.
7. No local servants are to be engaged without the approval of the Wali.
Serious complaints against these servants are to be reported to the Wali.
All labourers must be employed through the Wali.
8. No game is to be shot except by the invitation or permission of the Sultan
9. The Agent appointed to procure local food supplies including firewood
should, as at present, be appointed by the Sultan.
10. No alcohol shall be imported except for consumption by personnel or
passengers within the limits of the aerodrome camp.
11. All civilian cars and lorries operating outside the aerodrome shall be
registered and pay an annual registration fee. Civilian drivers shall possess a valid
Muscat driving licence.
12. No aircraft shall fly low over the fort area, town, inhabited places and
cultivated fields at Dhofar unless compelled to do so while landing or taking off.
13. All fuel will be stored within the limits of the aerodrome camp.
As agreed, it is understood that Rules 4, 9 and 10 only shall apply to Masirah.
Letter, dated April 7 194/, from the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat, to the
Sultan of Muscat
I am to convey to Your Highness on behalf of His Majesty's Government the
following assurances on points which have arisen during the discussions on the Air
. ,, < . 1) After the'expiry of the Air Agreement, or its extension if any, all permanent
buildings shall revert to Your Highness free of charge.
(2) So long as the aerodrome at Masirah is maintained, it is agreed that at least
minimum facilities will also be maintained at Salalah.
(3) Numbers of Royal Air Force personnel visiting the town and bazaar areas
at any one time shall be restricted. & Dazaar areaS
(4) Should it be necessary from time to time for Your Highness to send a
representative for inspection of the island of Masirah, the Royal Air Force
whenever possible, will supply transport. 1 rurtc,
(5) All Royal Air Force stores &c thonph ^ r
duty, should in accordance with Ar'ticle f'sT J^ plie^hm
Commerce and Navigation, signed at Muscat on the 5th February, 1939 * compfy
• Replaced by Article 6 (5) of the treaty of December 20th, 1951.
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Appendices to IOR/R/15/1/731(1). The appendices relate to the chapter on general matters, and to the chapters on Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the Trucial States, and Muscat. Also includes genealogical tables of Ruling Families in the Gulf at the end of the volume and (separately filed) further handwritten genealogical tables.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 110 on the front cover and terminates at 176 on the last of the loose folios stored in polyester sheets. These numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. The foliation sequence is a continuation of that in the main part of the document - IOR/R/15/1/731(1).
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