MoD oversees lucrative Saudi defence contract
Ministry of Defence is responsible for ensuring ‘governance’ in Sangcom projectBy Guy Eaton, Mark Watts, Frederika Whitehead, Alison Winward and Susan Cooke | 18 May 2012 | 1 Related piece
The Saudi government pays the MoD, which then pays the prime contractor, GPT Special Project Management
At the heart of a massive Saudi defence deal and the flow of cash through the Cayman Islands lies the UK’s Ministry of Defence.
The Sangcom project is covered by a government-to-government agreement between the UK and Saudi Arabia and it supplies communications equipment to the national guard of the desert kingdom.