Dubai Health Authority's Al Marzouqi elected chairwoman of World Travel and Tourism Council
Al Marzouqi becomes the first Emirati woman to hold the position.
The forum, held under the patronage of King Abdullah II bin Al Hussain of Jordan, brought together more than 500 medical professionals from around the globe who sought to gain knowledge on medical and wellness tourism.
Humaid Al Qatami, chairman of the board and director general of the DHA, said the chair position is important as it is an opportunity to showcase advanced models of medical tourism.
Al Qatami noted that Dubai’s win reflects the vision of Shaikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, as well as the continuous support of Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammad bin Rashd Al Maktoum, crown prince of Dubai, and Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, deputy ruler of Dubai, finance minister and president of the DHA.