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Ministry of Defence: Oman

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 11403, tabled on 12 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) civilian and (b) military personnel of his Department are based in (a) Oman and (b) the Duqm Port facility.

Answered on

20 October 2015

There are around 195 military personnel based in Oman, including at the Defence section within the British Embassy in Muscat; personnel on Loan Service to the Omani Armed Forces; and others on temporary assignments in the region. These numbers change on a daily basis according to the tasks assigned. There are no Ministry of Defence civilian personnel based in Oman.

No personnel are based at the Duqm port facility.