Sunday, 17 Jan 2021
The Indian Embassy in Oman business-to-business (B2B) meeting related to healthcare and medical tourism.

Indian Embassy to hold healthcare meet these days

The meet aims to facilitate interaction and tie-ups among 48 Indian hospital representatives going to Oman to participate in the Oman Health Exhibition and Conference 2018 to be held at the Oman Convention &amp Exhibition Centre (OCEC) from September 24-26.

India is the companion nation of the expo and the ‘India Pavilion’ will see the biggest participation from a single nation at the occasion.

The Indian delegation for expo is becoming led by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Exhibitors from India in various spheres – telemedicine, pathology and diagnostic care, study, higher-finish healthcare tourism, education,
e-well being, healthcare and pharmaceutical gear, and so forth – will showcase their technical capabilities and relevant technologies in the healthcare sector. They will also share good results stories of study and improvement with numerous stakeholders in the sultanate.

The B2B meeting is element of embassy’s endeavours to market cooperation in well being sector among India and Oman as there is massive possible for Indian and Omani businesses to discover the formation of joint ventures and establishing operations in Oman as nicely as to facilitate Omani nationals to go to India for healthcare tourism.

H E Munu Mahawar, India’s Ambassador to Oman mentioned, “Visa for treatment in India has a very simplified process and can be applied with just an appointment letter from any Indian hospital. Indian embassy has been constantly striving to ensure that Omanis seeking medical visa do not face any difficulty.”

He added, “Medical visa charges have been lowered to RO30.900 for visas valid up to six months and RO46.300 for visas valid up to 1 year. There is also the alternative of 60-day e-healthcare visa valid for 3 visits to India, for only US$80 by submitting an appointment letter from an Indian hospital.

“In 2017, the embassy issued 24,575 medical visas, while 11,450 such visas have been issued up to August 2018. In addition, 2,635 e-medical visas were issued in 2017 and 6,579 e-medical visas have been issued up to August 2018.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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