Public Institutions

As one of the few remaining distributors that participated in the major GCC government tenders of the early 1980’s, BTC has a long history with the region’s public healthcare and hospitality institutions. And despite the recent surge in private healthcare spending, the public sector still accounts for over 70% of the region’s healthcare budget. Below are a few of our notable public sector clients:

Saudi Ministry of Health

The Saudi Ministry of Health, along with its 250 member hospitals, constitutes the most extensive healthcare network in the Middle East and is the largest single provider of healthcare services in the region. Its total budget is nearly $10B per year, and the ministry employs over 250,000 people in the Kingdom.

UAE Ministry of Health

The UAE Ministry of Health is responsible for the majority of public healthcare services in the United Arab Emirates. With 14 hospitals and over 9,000 employees under its authority, the ministry is a key healthcare provider in the region.

Other GCC Health Ministries

Throughout the GCC, the public sector remains a driving force behind healthcare spending, most notably within the ministries of health. The budget for these ministries is divided into country-specific healthcare expenditures and joint GCC group purchasing procedures made through the Secretariat General of Health (SGH).

King Faisal Specialist Hospital

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre is a 950-bed tertiary care facility with a total staff of nearly 7,000. The hospital is the national referral centre for oncology, organ transplantations, cardiac surgery, genetic diseases, and numerous other ailments.

Saudi Red Crescent Authority

The Saudi Red Crescent Authority is the preeminent Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provider in Saudi Arabia. The SRCA fleet includes around 1,500 ambulances, with hundreds of newer models added every year. As of date, the SRCA manages nearly 500 health centers and over 5,500 employees.

Prince Sultan Medical Military City

The Prince Sultan Medical Military City (formerly known as the Riyadh Military Hospital) is the Medical Services arm of the Ministry of Defense and Aviation. Founded in 1978, the complex includes a 1,200 bed hospital with specialist departments in Psychiatry, Endoscopy, Pathology, Radiology, Ophthalmology, and Otorhinolaryngology, with over 7,000 permanent staff members.

National Guard Health Affairs

The National Guard Health Affairs consists of a group of 5 medical cities across Saudi Arabia. In total, the NGHA complexes contain over 2,000 beds, mainly concentrated in Riyadh and Jeddah. NGHA facilities include ICUs, Cardiac centers, Rehabilitation centers, EMS departments, VIP wards, and a range of other specialist divisions.


Saudi ARAMCO is the world’s largest oil producer, and is estimated to be one of the most valuable companies in the world. Headquartered in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, ARAMCO operates an internationally-accredited 350-bed medical facility for in-house patient care, and currently employs over 55,000 people.

Saudi Airlines

Saudi Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of Saudi Arabia. Founded in 1946, the company is the third-largest carrier in the region operating a fleet of 135 planes and flying to nearly 90 cities worldwide. Saudi Airlines is headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia with a staff base of 35,000 people.

King Fahad Medical City

The King Fahad Medical City consists of a group of hospitals, primary care clinics, research centers, and specialist departments, with a capacity of nearly 1,400 beds. Established in late 2004, KFMC is one of the largest medical facilities in the Gulf region, and is expected to treat 650,000 patients annually.

King Saud Medical City

The King Saud Medical City is a major medical complex in Riyadh, with a capacity of nearly 1,400 beds. Founded in 1956, KSMC contains a range of specialist departments including surgery, internal medicine, gynaecology, obstetrics and paediatrics. The city also witnessed a large-scale expansion and renovation initiative starting in late 2010.

King Khaled University Hospital

The King Khaled University Hospital is a dedicated hospital within King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi
Arabia. KKUH was established in 1982 and has a total capacity of 800 beds. The hospital contains an
outpatient building, 20+ operating rooms, and fully equipped laboratory, radiology, and pharmacy services.

Private Institutions

With the evolution of the GCC economies towards private sector-driven growth, BTC has developed strong relationships with dozens of leading private institutions. Selected clients include:

Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group

Established in Riyadh in 1995 by Pediatrician Sulaiman Al Habib M.D., the Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group is currently one of the largest private healthcare groups in Saudi Arabia, operating 4 hospitals and 5 specialized medical centers. The group has a staff base of over 5,000 employees, and has pursued a robust expansion strategy over the past decade.

Kingdom Hospital Consulting Clinics

KHCC was formed in late 2002 as a merger between Kingdom Hospital and Consulting Clinics. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, KHCC treats more than 250,000 patients annually. The group consists of a 130-bed capacity hospital as well as a multi-specialty outpatient polyclinic with over 40 physicians.

Saad Specialist Hospital

Saad Specialist Hospital was founded in Khobar, Saudi Arabia in early 2001. The hospital is one of the largest private medical facilities in the Kingdom with a capacity of 600 beds, and employs nearly 5,000 people.

Saudi German Hospital Group

The Saudi German Hospital Group is a network of hospitals across Saudi Arabia that constitutes the largest private healthcare company in the MENA region. The group was founded in 1988, and has now expanded to 6 major hospitals spanning 3 countries and 3,000 employees.

International Medical Center

Founded in 2005, IMC is a 300 bed multi-specialty hospital located in Jeddah. Accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) and partnered with Cleveland Clinic, IMC is equipped with state of the art facilities that place it among the best healthcare providers in the region. The center deals with more than 30 specialties, including Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Family Medicine, and Critical Care.

Sofitel Hotel

Sofitel is a luxury hotel chain managed by Accor. It opened its first property in Strasbourg, France in 1964 and began its international expansion in 1974. As of today, Sofitel has over 160 hotels worldwide, including a 9-story property with 229 rooms in Khobar, Saudi Arabia overlooking the Arabian Gulf.

Saudi Oger

Saudi Oger is one of the largest construction contractors in Saudi Arabia. The company was incorporated in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1978. It has since expanded into multiple sectors including Telecom and IT services, and currently employs over 30,000 individuals. Saudi Oger is active throughout the EMEA region, with offices and subsidiaries in the UAE, France, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the Philippines.

Emaar Properties

Emaar Properties is the GCC’s largest land and real estate developer. The company has projects across the MENASA region, including the GCC, the Near East, Western Europe, South Asia and North Africa. Emaar was established in Dubai, UAE in 1997 and today has 10,000 permanent employees. Emaar’s Saudi operations are registered under a joint-venture with Al Oula, named Emaar Middle East.

Arcapita Bank

Arcapita Bank is a Bahrain-based investment group formed in 1997, with offices in the USA, the UK and Singapore. The group has active investments in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Real Estate and Infrastructure, and employs around 250 people as of today.

VIP Clients

BTC provides first-class Medical and Hospitality solutions to exclusive clients across the Gulf region. For privacy purposes, we always keep our VIP client list anonymous. However, some of our notable projects include:

  • Providing five-star ambulances fully equipped with top-notch emergency equipment to members of the GCC’s Royal Families.
  • Designing and fully-equipping VIP palaces across Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Fitting exclusive villas and palaces with luxury kitchens and haute couture furnishings.