Cooperation in the field of health will be enhanced between Turkey and Oman, and a memorandum of understanding (MOU) towards this end has been signed by the two countries. This will be inclusive of combating diseases like, AIDS, TB and malaria, in addition to cooperation in primary and public health care, and producing medical equipment and medicines.
The MOU also covers collaborating in scientific gatherings wherein specialists from both nations will be participating, and exchange of medical information. Joint venture pharmaceutical facilities and hospitals are also planned. The interests of both the nations will be served through the cooperation.
Dr Recep Akdagh led the Turkish delegation while Dr Ali bin Mohammed bin Moosa represented Oman.
A joint committee is also planned to be established by the two sides for evaluating and locating cooperation in the fields wherein the both countries can participate. Oman also actively encourages foreign investment in its medical filed, with incentives and facilities.