Renowned Saudi medical tourism expert, Dr. Abdulhai Megdad, has emphasized the significance of improving the medical tourism experience in order to bolster the country’s national economy.Boasting exceptional medical and natural resources, the Kingdom has emerged as a leading regional destination for medical tourism.
Dr. Megdad has highlighted the promising potential of the medical tourism market in the Kingdom, estimating that the total investment in this sector could exceed a staggering 124 billion riyals by 2030.
In a recent interview on the Al-Ekhbariya channel, Dr. Megdad pointed out that the Kingdom possesses all the necessary prerequisites to become a competitive hub for medical tourism. With its robust infrastructure and globally renowned medical facilities such as the General Corporation of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, the Kingdom is well-positioned to attract both local and international investors in this sector.
Furthermore, Dr. Megdad has urged the relevant authorities to prioritize and support the development of medical tourism in the Kingdom in order to fulfill the aspirations of wise leadership.
He also stressed the importance of enhancing the medical tourist experience in order to establish the Kingdom as a prominent player on the global medical and recreational tourism map. A link to the full interview is attached for further reference.