Gulf States: Military Aid

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 4th June 2019.

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Photo of Lord Scriven Lord Scriven Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the British Armed Forces have provided training to the (1) Saudi Royal Guard, (2) United Arab Emirates Presidential Guard, (3) Kuwait Emiri Guard, (4) Royal Guard of Oman, and (5) Qatari Royal Guard, in the past two years; and if so, in each case, when such training was delivered.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

British Armed Forces have not provided training to the Saudi Royal Guard or the United Arab Emirates Presidential Guard in the past two years.

Training was provided to the Royal Guard of Oman in 2017, 2018 and 2019; and to both the Qatari Amiri Guard and the Kuwaiti Emiri Guard in 2019.

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