Ajman: The Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has welcomed a delegation from the VitalLife Scientific Wellness Centre in the Kingdom of Thailand to explore ways of cooperation, exchange of experiences, and investment opportunities in wellness, health care, and medical tourism.
The Thai delegation, led by Dr. Wanviput Sanphasitvong, was received by Mr. Salem Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the Ajman Chamber. During the meeting at the Ajman Chamber headquarters, Mr. Al Suwaidi stressed the strength of Emirati-Thai relations and praised the levels of economic cooperation and the volume of bilateral trade between the two countries.
The Director-General noted that the total trade exchange between the UAE and Thailand in 2022 will reach $20 billion.
Mr. Al Suwaidi stated that the Ajman Chamber is keen on growing the tourism sector, pushing forward the growth of medical tourism investments, and exploiting the exceptional capabilities of Ajman. This includes the remarkable growth in the number of visitors to the Emirate from various countries and the availability of a wide range of distinguished hospitals and health centers.
The meeting further discussed opportunities to develop innovative medical tourism programs, exchange experiences and knowledge in health care, cooperation in organizing activities and training courses to develop the skills of health personnel, as well as the necessity of exchanging health services and modern therapeutic techniques.
Furthermore, both parties stressed the need to exchange visits to review health facilities and medical colleges in the two countries and explore opportunities to develop joint programs for fellowship and training health workers.
Dr. Sanphasitvong emphasized the relevance of the Vital Life Healthcare Centre, affiliated with Bumrungrad Hospital in Thailand, to strengthen its external partnerships and expand the center’s work abroad.