Asiri Hospital Holdings announces that its fully-owned subsidiary Asiri Port City Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd has entered into an agreement to lease with the Colombo Port City Economic Commission for the development and operation of a hospital within the Port City.
This will be in accordance with the Master Plan of the Colombo Port City Commission.
Subject to fulfillment of conditions precedents by the parties, the Colombo Port City Economic Commission and the Asiri Port City Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd intend to enter into an indenture of lease for 99 year leasehold rights over the demarcated land for the hospital establishment which forms part and parcel of the four main strategic and large scale social infrastructure development projects identified within the Port City Colombo.
Asiri Port City Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd will be the pioneering company of the Softlogic Group of Companies led by its founder and chairman/ managing director Ashok Pathirage, in designing, developing, and operating an exclusive state of the art hospital establishment within the PCC.
For this purpose, it has partnered with a corporation globally renowned for its innovative treatment options, who will provide strategic and/or operational consulting services to Asiri Port City Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd.
Asiri Hospital Holding PLC is the largest private healthcare provider in Sri Lanka, renowned for offering Sri Lanka’s most empathetic, technologically driven and cutting-edge health care services.
The company commenced operations in 1986 and currently operates eleven other medical facilities around the island and collectively has over an 800 bed capacity.
The Colombo Port City based Asiri Port City Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd will be designed to deliver innovative and state of the art healthcare solutions and unique patient care services drawing from the expertise of Asiri Hospitals in promoting health through integrated clinical practice, education and research.
Asiri Port City Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd will also be designed to transform medicine to connect and cure as the global authority in the care of serious or complex diseases. T
The Asiri Port City Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd medical team will comprise local and international medical experts and specialists who will be supported by internationally trained and experienced nursing and care staff.
The new venture of Asiri Hospital in Sri Lanka is a significant milestone in the country’s journey towards developing and attracting medical tourism to Sri Lanka.
The combination of expertise and international collaboration with which Asiri Port City Hospital (Pvt.) Ltd will enter the local market is envisaged to revamp the country’s healthcare sector to newer heights and of becoming Asia’s medical tourism destination and also contribute to re-engineering the economic and social development in Sri Lanka.