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Qatar and Egypt plan new drug plant

03-Dec-2008
Last updated the 03-Dec-2008 at 12:11 GMT

 

Qatar and Egypt are to set up a new drug manufacturing plant at a facility in Qatar, according to BusinessIntelligence. The new facility will begin by producing soluble drugs for the emerging Qatari and Egyptian drug markets.

 

Qatar's Minister of Health, Sheikha Ghalia bint Mohammad al-Thani, said that: "We may look into manufacturing high quality medicines at optimum costs in collaboration with Egypt. A joint team of experts is to be constituted very soon between the two countries to implement many aspects of cooperation in this field."

 

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