Oman APPG

First Registered: 13/11/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote further understanding and good relations between the United Kingdom and the Sultanate of Oman.

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Recent Documents related to Oman

1. Oman: list of medical facilities
03/12/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Oman: list of medical facilities A list of medical facilities and practitioners in Oman.

2. Oman travel advice
21/11/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Oman travel advice - GOV.UK // Bump

3. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with M to O)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Oman This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and Oman

4. Overseas Business Risk: Oman
09/03/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Guidance Overseas Business Risk: Oman Information on key security and political

5. Oman bereavement: death abroad
24/02/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Oman bereavement: death abroad Information to help the friends and

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Oman

1. Royal Navy Base: Bahrain
20/11/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: allies. I know there is significant appetite in Oman and Kuwait, for example, for greater co-operation - Speech Link
2: opened a joint logistical support base at Duqm in Oman—I was honoured to be there for that opening—which - Speech Link
3: been epitomised by the exercise Saif Sareea 3 in Oman, which I was privileged to open last month. It finished - Speech Link

2. Oman, UAE and Iran
11/12/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: my first bilateral visit as Foreign Secretary to Oman, the UAE and Iran. My aim was to take forward Britain’s - Speech Link
2: Tehran, the Foreign Secretary visited Abu Dhabi and Oman and raised the issue of Yemen there as well. While - Speech Link
3: has put in in the region—not only in the UAE and Oman, which are of course great friends of ours, but - Speech Link

3. Visit to Oman, UAE and Iran
11/12/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: my first bilateral visit as Foreign Secretary to Oman, the UAE and Iran. My aim was to take forward Britain’s - Speech Link
2: Foreign Secretary visited the UAE, Abu Dhabi and Oman, and I appreciate that Yemen was high on the agenda - Speech Link
3: unpredictable nature of the current American regime, might Oman or others in the region play a part in bringing - Speech Link

4. Gulf of Oman
11/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

5. Gulf of Oman and Strait of Hormuz: Merchant Shipping
18/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: keeping the Strait of Hormuz free and the Gulf of Oman navigable is Iran itself? Although this does not - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Oman
1. Oman: Defence
asked by: Kevan Jones
20/04/2021
... what the cost to the public purse has been of upgrades to the UK's defence footprint in Oman over the last five years.

2. Oman: Demonstrations
asked by: Kenny MacAskill
07/06/2021
... whether the Chief of the Defence Staff and other UK military personnel have assisted the Omani authorities in responding to the recent protests in that country.

3. Oman: Demonstrations
asked by: Kenny MacAskill
05/07/2021
... whether UK military personnel discussed the use of tear gas with Omani authorities between 23 May and 28 May 2021.

4. Oman: Demonstrations
asked by: Kenny MacAskill
23/06/2021
... what experience on responding to protests UK military personnel have shared with the Omani authorities since 23 May 2021.

5. Oman: Demonstrations
asked by: Kenny MacAskill
10/06/2021
... whether (a) the Chief of the Defence Staff and (b) other UK military personnel have been in contact with the Omani authorities on the recent protests in that country.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Lord Sarfraz Portrait
Lord Sarfraz
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Burma , Saudi Arabia , Sovereign Wealth Funds
Daniel Kawczynski Portrait
Daniel Kawczynski
Treasurer
Conservative - Shrewsbury and Atcham
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mark Menzies MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7073.

Email: mark.menzies.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Oman APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Oman APPG

Former APPG Officers
John Howell Portrait
John Howell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Henley
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Lord German Portrait
Lord German
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 10th October 2018
Departed: 27th January 2021
Lord Robathan Portrait
Lord Robathan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Belize , Cycling and Walking
Lord Astor of Hever Portrait
Lord Astor of Hever
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
7 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Kuwait , Laos , Polo , Saudi Arabia , Thailand , War Heritage
Baroness Hoey Portrait
Baroness Hoey
Chair & Registered Contact
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Commonwealth , Zimbabwe
Lindsay Hoyle Portrait
Lindsay Hoyle
Vice Chair
Speaker - Chorley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 29th August 2018
2 APPG Memberships
Gibraltar , Rugby League
Edward Argar Portrait
Edward Argar
Vice Chair
Conservative - Charnwood
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lindsay Hoyle Portrait
Lindsay Hoyle
Vice Chair
Speaker - Chorley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 20th December 2017
2 APPG Memberships
Gibraltar , Rugby League
Phillip Lee Portrait
Phillip Lee
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Bracknell
Joined: 13th November 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships