BY ERMIZI MUHAMAD
SHAH ALAM, OCT 31: IJN Holdings Sdn Bhd and SELGATE Corporation Sdn Bhd have signed a strategic cooperation to develop the IJN Selgate Specialist Hospital, to expand their expertise in heart treatment and healthcare.
The memorandum of understanding was signed by the IJN Holdings Group Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Seri Dr. Mohd Azhari and SELGATE Group Chief Executive Officer, Noor Hisham Mohd Ghouth.
The signing ceremony at Laman PKNS this morning was witnessed by Dato’ Menteri Besar, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
Also present were State Financial Officer, Dato’ Noordin Sulaiman; State Excos, Dr Daroyah Alwi, Amirudin Shari and Dato’ Iskandar Abdul Samad.
Other attendees included Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) Chief Executive Officer, Noraida Mohd Yusof and IJN Holdings Sdn Bhd Chairman, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Abdul Aziz Kasim.
Meanwhile, Mohamed Azmin said in his speech that the hospital development can enhance access to healthcare services in the state.
He added that it is in line with the State Government’s commitment to ensure Selangor citizens get the best and most up-to-date healthcare services.
“This is a strategic effort to enhance health quality in Selangor.
“It is consistent with State Government’s policy to improvise aspects of social justice development.
“In fact, this development will place Selangor as a key healthcare player in this country,” he said.
The IJN Specialist Hospital was formed to meet healthcare demands and was ultimately expected to enhance the private healthcare network in Selangor.
It is a multi-disciplined hospital with a cardiac centre developed in phases with 259 beds.
It will start to operate in the fourth quarter of year 2020 with a development cost around RM250 million, and it is designed as a green building with efficient resource management.
The hospital will be built under the SELGATE Medical City development framework, in Seksyen 13, Shah Alam.