Pakistan is unarguably in the urgent need of serious steps to improve the medical sector and elevating the quality altogether. With standard, we need to expand the scope of facilities and work on the adequacy so they can be brought to a common man’s reach.
To accommodate the need, founder of UAE based MBF group Shaikh Mohammad Bin Faisal Al Qassimi will be investing $970 million in Gulberg Greens Islamabad to set-up the innovative Medical City. Gulberg Greens owns the area of 100,000 square meters in outskirts of the national capital.
The MBF group made an agreement with Ibchez Housing and Nixon to kick-start this initiative. MBP has reached an agreement with Nixon and Ibchez Housing to kick-start this project.
Complying with international standards, the medical city will consist of a 400-bed university. The medical city will be able to serve 1 million clients and patients on the monthly basis.
‘’The medical city will also comprise of Pakistan’s first medical mall alongside therapeutic and recreational areas, a regional cardiology centre, and an orthopaedic centre’’ – said Shaikh Mohammad Bin Faisal Al Qassimi.
Medical City will also include a new nursing college. The group will also be managing 1000 technical, medical and all Pakistani administrative staff. MBF is also responsible for providing the required medical equipment and beds.
Al Qassimi said that there is an evident shortage of quality health in the capital, hence the Medical City will overcome that.
In a statement published in WAM, Al Qassimi said:
“There is a growing demand for advanced medical services in Islamabad and provide specialist health services that are in short supply”
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