Bahrain: HMS Defender:Written question - 22497

(Dunfermline and West Fife)

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Asked on: 13 January 2016
Ministry of Defence
Bahrain: HMS Defender
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost was to the public purse of hosting Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Isa Al Khalifa and a Bahraini delegation aboard HMS Defender at the event to mark the 200th anniversary of UK-Bahrain relations.
Answered by: Mr Philip Dunne
Answered on: 18 January 2016

As part of the 200th Anniversay Celebarations marking Bahrain and UK relations, HMS DEFENDER, which was deployed to the region, hosted His Royal Highness, Deputy King Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and approximately 200 guests for a Capability Demonstration. This event cost £940.

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