The German-Omani Society, headquarter actually in Leipzig, was founded on September 4, 1992 in Bonn. The founding members included more than 30 personalities from business, science, politics and diplomacy.
Germany and the Sultanate of Oman have enjoyed diplomatic relations since 1972. The German-Omani Association is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, promoting friendly relations, understanding and cooperation between the two countries and their peoples.
Pursuant to our articles, the purpose of the society is to promote "understanding and friendship between the people of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Sultanate of Oman, to strengthen mutual understanding and promote cooperation in the areas of culture, science and sports."
Registration / non-profit
The German-Omani Society was entered in the register of the local court of Charlottenburg (Berlin) on July 13, 1993 under number 13 704 Nz. By decision of the Tax Office in Frankfurt III of October 11, 2004 the Society, under the control number 45 250 5583 6 K18 confirmed that the company serves charitable purposes exclusively and directly within the meaning of §§ 51 ff AO.
The Society is recognized as being particularly worthy of support due its charitable purpose of promoting understanding between peoples (Section A, No. 10 of Appendix 1 to § 48 para 2 of the Income Tax) and is eligible to receive membership dues and donations to be used for these purposes, and to issue tax receipts in the officially prescribed form (§ 50 para 1 of the Income Tax).