KAEC inks healthcare partnership deal with Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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KAEC-HMG Partnership
Officials from KAEC & HMG during the signing ceremony.

King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) and Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group (HMG) have signed a framework agreement that will pave the way for future healthcare sector cooperation between the two parties.

The new partnership comes as part of KAEC’s efforts to engage the Saudi private sector and further develop and unlock its potential as an emerging destination and a vision-ready platform for business, tourism, and living, all while enhancing the city’s quality of life.

As a strategic partner, Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group will play a vital role in the development of a comprehensive healthcare system to promote high-tech preventive, primary, and secondary care in KAEC.

Under the terms of the framework agreement, the group will establish a state-of-the-art medical center to provide world-class and integrated healthcare services for the city’s residents and visitors.

This will ultimately contribute to greater well-being throughout KAEC, in line with international best practices. Furthermore, the facility will offer outpatient clinics supported by emergency medical care, radiology, and laboratory services, as per the statement.

Cyril Piaia
Cyril Piaia
Emaar, The Economic City

“This new partnership with Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group signifies the great significance we place on the healthcare sector at KAEC and reflects our ongoing efforts to improve our growing community’s quality of life. The proposed medical center will provide high-end medical services and we will continue to work with the group to further develop and expand our healthcare sector by leveraging its extensive experience and expertise. I am also pleased to say that KAEC continues to establish itself as an unquestionably Vision 2030-ready platform that attracts developers, investors, and operators on the strength of its advanced infrastructure, state-of-the-art facilities, investor-friendly regulation, and an opportune geographic location.”

The new medical center will also serve as the foundation for the development of a tertiary care hospital in KAEC, which will continue to collaborate with Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group.

“This agreement marks the beginning of a fruitful strategic partnership with KAEC, in line with Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group’s objective of bringing a diverse range of healthcare services closer to communities, with higher standards that better meet the requirements of modern urban living. Going forward, the group will continue to build similar partnerships that present a comprehensive healthcare model built around digital innovation,” said Eng. Abdullah Al-Sudais, CEO of Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Centers.

Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group is one of the Kingdom’s most advanced, fastest-growing health care organizations. The group runs 22 healthcare facilities in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

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