'15/3 Vol I XV - B/1 VISITORS SUSPECTS & UNDESIRABLES SULEMAN AL BARUNI AL NAFUSI & HIS RELATIVES Jan 1923 - June 1940.' [72r] (154/420)
The record is made up of 1 file (206 folios). It was created in 25 Jan 1923-8 Jun 1940. 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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I submit below a translation of a note that has
appeared in a recent issue of the Egyptian Arabic Daily
AS SHOUHA ( ) on the OMAH affairs. I obtained
a copy from an Arab gentleman.
ASH SHOURA, dated 23th Rabi al Awwal 1345 ^30th September 1926
SUIAIMAN PASHA AL BARUHI
appointed as Minister to the Oman Goyt.
It has been written to us from the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. that
His Highness the Imam ABi ABdullah al Khalili, Imam of Oman,
has appointed His Excellency SULAIMAN PASHA AL BARUNI, the
well known Tripolitan leader, as his Minister, and has entrusts \\i\
to him the administration of the country according to the
new sysstem of Govt, and has put him in charge of the psactfsix ; •
portfolios of the departments of Interior, Foreign, and war/V
This is a great step taken in tkEss this powerful Arab
country. Yfe congratulate our teacher the Baruni on the
confidence enjoyed by him and we also congratulate His Highness
thelmam on engaging this capable leader, may God help both
in what lies the good of Islam and Arabs, with HIS GRACE AI1D
The following is the text of the Proclamation issued
by the Imam , and according this has been appointed the
BARUNI, T^e is proclamation was cried out in the bazars.
" FROM THE IMAM OF MUSLIMS,MUHAMMAD BIN ABDULLAH AL
KHALI LI TO THE MUSLIMS. THE PRESENT SHOULD INFORM
THE ABSENTEE THAT I HAVE ENTRUSTED THE MANAGEMENT
OF THE GOVT,BY CORRECT METHODS, TO SHAIKH AL BARUNI,
AND IN HIS HANDS REST HEREAFTER THE HOME AFFAIRS,
THE WAR AFFAIRS, THE FINANCIAL AFFAIRS, AND THE XXXEJ |j;j
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The file comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and notes, relating to Suleiman al Baruni and his relatives.
The discussion in the file concerns:
- Baruni's travel to Iraq and Muscat
- his membership of the Ibadhi sect and the esteem he was held in by both the Sultan of Muscat and Oman and the Imam of Oman
- his appointment as Minister in the government of the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman
- arrangements for travel of members of his family
The principal correspondents in the volume are: 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; the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. ; HM High Commissioner for Iraq; and officials of the Government of the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 202; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers, nor does it include the leading and ending flyleaves. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.
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