Malaysian investors interested in local Health sector
─ “There are growing opportunities for investment on the eve of Guyana becoming an oil and gas producing state” – PM Nagamootoo
DPI, Guyana, Thursday, November 29, 2018
The Malaysian company Quantum Medical Solutions (QMS) has expressed interest in providing Guyana’s public hospitals with bio-medical equipment along with maintenance of the equipment on a lease basis.
This was disclosed on Thursday morning when Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo met with a high-level business delegation from Malaysia at his office.
The Malaysian team consisted Dr. Kenneth Eswaran, Executive Chairman of Pinehill Pacific Berhad and President of Johor Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Johor ICCI), Vivienne Eswaran, Director of Allgrow Capital, Venkatesh Kumar, CEO of Quantum Medical Solutions and Manicham Subramaniam, Chief Private Secretary to Executive Chairman of Pinehill Pacific Berhad and President of Johor ICCI.
According to a release from the Office of the Prime Minister, while welcoming the delegation, Prime Minister Nagamootoo emphasized:
“There are growing opportunities for investment on the eve of Guyana becoming an oil and gas producing state.”
During the Prime Minister’s visit to Pondicherry, South India in October, he met with Dr. Eswaran, who had indicated interest in investing in Guyana.
The release stated that the company has also indicated its interest to supply a wide range of health care products which includes drugs manufactured by credible companies worldwide.
Dr. Eswaran expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Nagamootoo for his invitation, and “assured support for the country’s effort at providing affordable and accessible health care.”
During their five-day stay in Guyana, the Malaysian business team met with several government officials and was also given a tour of the Georgetown Public Hospital.
Images by Keno George.