Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs visited GUtech

HALBAN As part of an official visit to the Sultanate of Oman, H.E. Dr. Karin Kneissl, Federal Minister at the Austrian Ministry of Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs visited the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) on Thursday afternoon. The minister and her delegation was welcomed by the Rectorate, GUtech students and alumnis from different departments. Prof. Dr. Ing. Michael Modigell, Rector of GUtech, gave an overview of the development of the university and its achievements in the past ten years. The Minister then gave a talk on the energy transition and the growing importance of gas resources for world economies. “Oil was the main energy resource in the 20th century, gas will be the new energy resource for the 21st century,” said the Minister. The talk was followed by a short discussion with GUtech students.

 

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