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ABOUT US

The Omani German Friendship Association is an independent,membership organization, founded in 2014. The OGFA aims to encourage and strengthen the fraternity, understanding and friendship among the peoples of the Sultanate of Oman and the Federal Republic of Germany. It also plays a pivotal role in bringing closer ties of friendship, unity and goodwill among its members. 

In collaboration with the Oman Chamber of Commerce and associations, OGFA also acts as a bridge in promoting trade, investment , economic , academic and cultural linkages between Oman and Germany.

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Vision

To strengthen the bonds of friendship between the Sultanate of Oman and the Federal Republic of Germany and enhance levels of cooperation and collaboration between the two countries across various fields.

Vision

Mission

Deepen and broaden existing bilateral ties and cooperation between the Sultanate of Oman and the Federal Republic of Germany, promote knowledge sharing, mutual understanding and grow trade opportunities. Forge new relationships, partnerships and networks for mutual benefit.

OGFA Board of Directors

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HH Sayyid Tarik Shabib  Taimur Al Said

Chairman of the Board

His Highness Sayyid Tarik Al Said is Vice Chairman of Tawoos LLC, a family office, which owns and invests in a number of businesses inside and outside Oman

 

His Highness is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Renaissance Services SAOG, the Chairman of Renaissance Duqm Holding Company SAOC, which builds and owns large scale accommodation facilities for contractors;Chairman of Babcock Oman LLC and the Patron of Oman’s Environmental NGO “the Environment Society of Oman”.

 

H.H. Tarik Al Said studied at Eton College and holds a BA & MA from Pembroke College, Oxford University.

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Sheikh Abdul Aziz Ahmed Al Hosni

Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al Hosni is the Vice Chairman and President of Qurum Business Group. Sheikh Abdul Aziz completed his education in the US and has served on the board of several corporates in Oman, including; Oman Air, Sohar University, Oman Hotels & Tourism, United Finance Co, Muscat Gas, National Gas, Al Ahlia to name a few.

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Mazin Al Naamani

Mazin is a Co-founding Partner at Cyfr Capital. His background stems from investing in the venture capital asset class and managing a global investment portfolio of innovative and disruptive technology companies. He also spent time with the US based venture capital firm Pelion Venture Partners at their office in Utah.
 

As an angel investor, Mazin has made a number of seed and growth investments in disruptive technology companies across the US, Europe, and the Middle East, as well as being an investor in Bitcoin since 2016. 
Mazin is an active startup ecosystem contributor in the GCC, mentoring a handful of high potential entrepreneurs and startups in Oman (National Youth Program), as well as KSA, UAE and Qatar (Startupbootcamp). 

Additionally, he is a Global Shaper, a membership initiative of the World Economic Forum intended to promote youth empowerment globally through the pursuit of sustainable and scalable socio-economic projects.

He holds an Executive Degree in Private Equity and Venture Capital from Harvard Business School, a Master of Science in International Business Management and Entrepreneurship from Kingston University and a Bachelor of Business in Management and Entrepreneurship from Bond University

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Aaditya Ramesh Khimji

Mr Aaditya Khimji is the Managing Director of the Ramesh Khimji Group of Companies, a Family Business based in the Sultanate of Oman with a focus on Infrastructure Development in the Middle East. Aaditya graduated from Babson College (Boston, MA) in 2009.

 

From the 1970s the group has been active in the civil construction industry and the trade & manufacturing of building materials. Aaditya joined the group in 2009 and has since formed new JVs including the formation of Seeracom to focus on wireless telecommunication technology and was contracted for the turnkey design, supply, installation and commissioning of TETRA Systems for the development of Muscat and Salalah International Airports. We were able to integrate systems by Siemens, DAMM, Sepura, Thales and more to provide a complete Tetra solution for the airports. 

 

At present Aaditya and the group are focused on system integration and project management for the IT and telecommunications industry; we aim to not only provide state of the art systems in critical communications but also to serve our country in seeking optimal and efficient solutions that are required for safety. The group has partnerships and has worked with German companies such as Siemens for our airport projects and Aaronia AG, an industry leader in RF Detection and Monitoring. For more information, please visit www.rameshkhimjigroup.com

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Yousef Mohammed Al-Yousef

Mr Yousef has over 10 years experience in the investment management industry and is Managing Partner for Orthus Capital’s Commodities, Hedge Fund and Real Estate Strategies. Yousef started his career at Abraaj Capital where he was a MENA Analyst working under their public markets asset management arm – MENASA Capital Management Ltd. He then went on to set-up his own business ventures in the commodities, real-estate and asset management industries. He is co-founder and Director of Orthus Capital LLC, co-founder and Director of Schwarz Rot Goldene Real Estate Solutions ME Limited, co-founder and Director of Manoa Gold And Jewelry Trading LLC, Board Member & Director at Al Yousef Group LLC, Board Member & Secretary of the Oman Business Council in Dubai and Director of Muscat Finance Company SAOG – a publicly listed financial leasing company in the Sultanate of Oman.

 

As a co-founder of SRG, Yousef has established a strong network in the German real estate market and has successfully completed a number of acquisitions on behalf of his clients. Yousef holds a BSc (Hons.) in Business Management from King’s College London and is a member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) Oman Chapter.

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Membership

 OGFA members come from all business sectors and include German companies operating in Oman, as well as interested local companies. 

 

NGOs, SMEs, Individuals and Students can also contribute to the mission and objectives of OGFA.

OGFA offers the following membership category:  

Membership

Premium Membership – OMR 750

Reserved for Corporations, Partnerships, Agencies, Distributorships, Franchises, Associations and other Businesses Registered and licensed in Oman.

 

Premium Memberships includes one “Principal Member”, usually the MD or CEO, plus up to four (4) individuals from the same company or entity. Seating at all OGFA events is included and guaranteed. These members will also have the added service.

Premium Members enjoy exclusive invitations to official Embassy and Private Events (for the Principal Member) such as receptions for visiting dignitaries, and exclusive luncheons or coffees with high-level executives.

These members will also have the added service of their company logos being incorporated on collaterals for some events

CONTACT

CONTACT

Inquiries

For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please mail: info@ogfa.om or fill out the following form

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Head Office

PO Box 1676, Muttrah 114

PO Box 1676, مسقط 114

Tel: 24 765900

Media

Media Gallery

12 November 2022
12 November 2022

Networking with Bavarian Delegation

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12 November 2022
12 November 2022

Networking with Bavarian Delegation

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OGFA Iftar 22 May - 1
OGFA Iftar 22 May - 1

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12 November 2022
12 November 2022

Networking with Bavarian Delegation

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Membership Form

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Please Transfer appropriate amount to:

Account Name :Oman German Friendship Association Bank Name :Oman Arab Bank,

Account Number:3160-639456-500,

Swift Code:OMABOMRU

Membership Form

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