The president of the Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry e.V. (Ghorfa), Dr. Peter Ramsauer visited GUtech along with a German business delegation on 15 November. Dr. Ramsauer is the former Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Development. He has been a member of the German Bundestag (parliament) since 1990 and is currently Chairman of the Committee on Economic Affairs and Energy in the Bundestag. The delegation was accompanied by the German Ambassador to the Sultanate, H.E. Hans-Christian Freiherr von Reibnitz.
The President of Ghorfa was impressed of the GUtech campus building and the number of students studying at the university. The delegation also visited the GUtech EcoHaus, an energy-efficient student project, constructed on campus which was awarded by The Research Council (TRC).
The business delegation is currently on a four-day visit to the Sultanate, where they explore business opportunities, making contacts and identifying areas of cooperation. The group comprised 19 representatives of various fields including consultancy, IT services, logistics, engineering, chemical industry, waste water treatment and medical services.