Jun 06 2012
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Aurobindo Pharma enters GCC, inks pact with Khimji Ramdas
This tie up will bring Aurobindo Pharma medicines (anti hypertensive medicines) and many such therapies at an affordable price point, especially for chronic therapies to the people of Oman. The event held in Crowne Plaza Muscat was inaugurated by the J S Mukul, Indian Ambassador to Sultanate, and was attended by the medical fraternity of Oman.
Madan Mohan Reddy, Director of Aurobindo Pharma Limited, along with senior management officials of Aurobindo and local partners Khimji Pharmacy were present on the occasion. The launch was followed by a CME (Continuing Medical Education) chaired by Dr K P Raman, where Dr Rajeev Lochan, world renowned Interventional Cardiologist based in Dubai, gave an informative talk on Hypertension Management.
Reddy said: "We are pleased to partner with Khimji Ramdas Group which is one of the largest and most respected business conglomerates in the Middle East since 1870. After carving out a niche in stringent and regulated markets like the US and Europe, we have now entered the GCC market, choosing Oman to be our first launch pad and Khimji Pharmacy as our preferred partner. We look forward to a mutually beneficial partnership and expansion of our international foot print by leveraging on the complementary strengths of each other."
Aurobindo Pharma is one of the Largest Vertically Integrated Pharma Generic Company in the world with the capability to develop, manufacture Intermediates, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API), and finished drug products backed with strong R&D capabilities.
Anil Khimji, Director, Khimji Ramdas , said: "We are proud to have Aurobindo Pharma which will bring different therapy medicines to benefit the people of Oman. We are proud to have Oman being chosen as the first country for Aurobindo Pharma products. We wish Aurobindo Pharma great success in Oman and we believe that this will herald a new era of partnership covering the entire GCC in future."
Aurobindo Pharma Ltd is one of the leading pharma companies based in India and it has been exporting to more than 125 countries with offices in more than 30 countries.
Aurobindo promises to deliver world class products by its experience and expertise in therapy areas like anti hypertensive and anti invective; such as HITEN tablets (Brand of Perindopril) and AUROTAZ-P Injection (Brand of Piperacillin +Tazobactum). Aurobindo offers the more awaited products to the reach of patients through its local partner Khimji Pharmacy in Oman.
Khimji Pharmacy represents globally renowned brands in pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals, OTC medicines, healthcare, cosmetics; skin and hair care products. The division caters to the growing needs of the market with its robust distribution strength. It provides services to several pharmacies, hospitals, clinics and super market chains in the Sultanate. Khimji Pharmacy has a dedicated team of professionals and qualified pharmacists, ready to deliver best services at any given time.
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