HC Deb 23 July 1952 vol 504 cc32-3W
57. Mr. Peter Freeman

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what was the estimated value of the floating dock, formerly in the harbour of Massawa, which has been sold to Pakistan; and how much was paid for it by the Pakistan authorities.

Mr. Nutting

At the time of its purchase by the Pakistan Government, the floating dock at Massawa was the property of a British firm of contractors. I cannot therefore say what price was paid by the Pakistan Government.

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