§ 87. Mrs. Castle
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs why Her Majesty's Government did not send representatives to the recent meeting in Bagdad of members of the Bagdad Pact.43W
§ Mr. Ormsby-Gore
The presence of the President of Pakistan in Bagdad on a private visit afforded an opportunity for informal consultations between the Moslem members of the Bagdad Pact. These consultations have, however, in no sense constituted a formal meeting of the Bagdad Pact Council, and the question of sending a United Kingdom Representative did not, therefore, arise.