India’s Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals group said it intends to open a 2,000-bed multi-speciality hospital in the Cayman Islands in two years’ time as part of its expansion plans.

The group’s chairman, Devi Shetty, said the hospital will employ 1,000 doctors, nurses and medical staff from India and US, reports.

“We also have plans to build a 500-bed multi-speciality hospital in Malaysia. Some real estate agencies there are willing to construct the building for us”, Shetty said.

The estimated cost of the project has not been disclosed.