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.
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.