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Kota Kinabalu
Ahad, April 21, 2024

First South Korean high-tech dental clinic in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Joachim Gunsalam said the State Government always strive to promote medical tourism, as part of its effort to attract more foreign direct investment into Sabah.

This is also in line with the Sabah Maju Jaya (SMJ) development plan, he added.

“Now, with the presence of the first international franchise of MIR Dental Hospital Group from South Korea in Kota Kinabalu Sabah, with its cutting-edged and innovative dental healthcare system, I believe, it has moved us one step closer to the international platform.

“This is a milestones for us to go forward,” he said when officiating the opening of the Korea-based dental clinic here today.

Dr. Joachim also congratulated the Managing Director cum Principle of MIR Malaysia Dental Group, Prof Dr Tan Kai Seng for the opening of his first International Franchise of MIR Dental Hospital Group in Kota Kinabalu and Sabah.

“I was made to understand that this clinic brings in top-notch dental healthcare system from Korea and digitalised dental treatment,” he said.

The event was also attended by more than 100 invited guests from Korean, Taiwan and Singapore.

Also present were Luyang Assemblyman, Ginger Phoong; Likas Assemblyman, Tan Lee Fatt; Political Secretary to the Sabah Chief Minister, Datuk Dr. Roland Chia; Chairman of MegaGen Global Group, Dr. Park; Consul General Consulate of the Republic of Korea in Sabah and Sarawak, Joo Joong-Chun; and all managing directors and presidents from various company.