The Royal Commission for the City of Makkah and the Holy Sites held a workshop today, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, to discuss the development and investment of hospitals in the holy sites throughout the year, and to identify the most prominent challenges and proposed solutions with private sector investors in the health field in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Makkah.
The workshop recommended forming a specialized team from the Royal Commission for the City of Makkah Al-Mukarramah and the Holy Places, the Emirate of Makkah Al-Mukarramah Region, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Investment, the Makkah Chamber and a number of investors in the private sector to reach a unified business model that complies with the requirements and standards of the Ministry of Health and is compatible with the requirements of the private sector, in order to meet the needs Health in the city of Mecca and the holy sites.
The workshop aims to create an investment mechanism in priority sites such as unfinished hospitals and white lands that are being developed with the private sector, as well as upgrading health services in the city of Makkah and the holy sites, discussing investment opportunities available in the health sector in the holy sites and coordinating cooperation mechanisms between the private sector. And the Ministry of Health, and to enable the operation of the Holy Sites hospitals throughout the year. It also aims to improve health services provided to residents and visitors of pilgrims and pilgrims, and to achieve future aspirations that aim to provide integrated services in the city of Makkah and the holy sites, improve health facilities provided at multiple and interconnected levels and increase operational efficiency to move from the current situation (2507 families in the city of Makkah Al-Mukarramah) And 1,350 beds in the holy sites) to reach 12,531 beds targeted by the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
During the workshop, the attendees were briefed on an introductory presentation on the Royal Commission, its roles and specializations, and it included an introductory presentation on the health sector in the city of Makkah and the holy sites. It is noteworthy that the Royal Commission for the City of Makkah and the Holy Sites was established by a royal decree dated 9/17/1439 AH, to undertake the task of upgrading the services and works provided in the holy city of Makkah and the holy sites in proportion to its sanctity and position, and facilitates the service of the guests of the House of God from the pilgrims and Umrah performers.