A high-profile delegation from Malaysia, led by H. E. YB Dr. Maszlee bin Malik, Minister of Education, Malaysia, visited Thumbay Medicity on 10th April, 2019. The delegation was received at Thumbay Medicity by Dr. Thumbay Moideen - Founder President of Thumbay Group, in the presence of Prof. Hossam Hamdy – Chancellor of Gulf Medical University, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay – Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group and Mr. Akram Moideen Thumbay - Director Operations - Construction & Renovation Division and Director - Thumbay Technologies.
The vision and future strategic directions of Thumbay Medicity was presented before the delegates, who then toured Thumbay Medicity’s state-of-the-art facilities for medical education, healthcare and research including Gulf Medical University, Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospital, Thumbay Dental Hospital and the Thumbay University Hospital. They also toured the cutting-edge research facility, Thumbay Research Institute for Precision Medicine (TRIPM).
Commenting on the facilities experienced by the delegation, H. E. YB Dr. Maszlee bin Malik said, “We are very impressed with what we saw here today at Thumbay Medicity, in terms of state-of-the-art facilities for medical education, healthcare and research. Thumbay Group is truly creating history in the region, with these futuristic facilities. We are keen to explore areas of collaboration with Thumbay Medicity, in medical education and research. We also would like to explore the possibility of setting up a similar facility in Malaysia, in addition to pursuing other mutually beneficial opportunities discussed during our visit today.”
Speaking about the significance of the delegation’s visit, Dr. Thumbay Moideen said that Thumbay Group was eager to explore areas of collaboration with Malaysia, in medical education and research. “The strategic plans of Thumbay Group include the expansion of our global footprint, including setting up new university campuses as well as healthcare and research facilities in different parts of the world. Thumbay Medicity is the first such project in the UAE’s private sector, and the Gulf Medical University has the unique advantage of having established the first private academic health system in the region. We are confident that this visit by the delegation today will be a first step towards opportunities for collaboration between Malaysia and Thumbay Group.”
© Press Release 2019