Category: Events

Saudi food exports to rise even as Saudi Foodex 2018 opens

| 14/11/2018 | Reply
Saudi food exports to rise even as Saudi Foodex 2018 opens

Prince Abdulaziz Bin Nawwaf Bin Abdulaziz noted that it is expected that Saudi food exports will jump to the list of non-oil exports over the next five years.

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Italy: Amanah Halal Research Centre Organizes 2nd Global Halal Forum 2018

| 13/11/2018 | Reply
Italy: Amanah Halal Research Centre Organizes 2nd Global Halal Forum 2018

Italy has around 3 million Muslim population (4% of total population) and it also exports a substantial portion of Halal cosmetics and modest fashion to OIC countries”.

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Bahrain: 25th World Islamic Banking Conference

| 13/11/2018 | Reply
Bahrain: 25th World Islamic Banking Conference

The 25th World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) will continue in its endeavor of enhancing the performance and quality of key Islamic financial institutions by means of the 4th WIBC Leaderboard.

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UAE: The VIP launch of “Artist Playground by Pullman” at Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre

| 11/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: The VIP launch of “Artist Playground by Pullman” at Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre

Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre and Islamic Fashion & Design Council’s (IFDC’s )Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane launched “Artist Playground by Pullman” on November 2nd , 2018.­

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Canada: Halal Expo Canada 2019 Team Meets the Halal Lifestyle Industry Leaders

| 08/11/2018 | Reply
Canada: Halal Expo Canada 2019 Team Meets the Halal Lifestyle Industry Leaders

The participants emphasised the urgent need of creating a platform such as Halal Expo Canada to fulfil the growing demand and provide a vast variety of halal products and services.

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World Halal Day 2018, South Korea , Seoul Nov 1st & 2nd 2018

| 08/11/2018 | Reply
World Halal Day 2018, South Korea , Seoul Nov 1st & 2nd 2018

World Halal Day aims to create an in-depth understanding on Halal and to enhance the industry. It also aims to raise awareness on current issues related to the Halal economy.

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Saudi Arabia: Makkah ideal place to review arbitration of Halal food criteria: OIC chief

| 07/11/2018 | 1 Reply
Saudi Arabia: Makkah ideal place to review arbitration of Halal food criteria: OIC chief

OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen asserted that Makkah is the ideal venue to examine and discuss the concepts of arbitration and bolster criteria relevant to Halal food.

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UAE Presents Its Halal Food Model At OIC Meeting

| 05/11/2018 | Reply
UAE Presents Its Halal Food Model At OIC Meeting

The UAE participated in the 13th session of the General Assembly of the Standards and Metrology Institute for the Islamic Countries, SMIIC, part of the OIC, which convened in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

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UAE: New angel investor group targets impact investments in Muslim countries

| 02/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: New angel investor group targets impact investments in Muslim countries

A new group of 40-plus angel investors have banded together to create The Falcon Network, which is looking to invest in start-ups in the Muslim world.

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UAE: Over 4,000 visitors attend Halal Expo Dubai

| 01/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: Over 4,000 visitors attend Halal Expo Dubai

More than 4,000 visitors, mostly buyers and sellers of halal products and services, from 40 countries, as well as over 75 companies from 15 countries, attended the 10th Halal Expo Dubai.

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UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit Addresses Industry 4.0, Power Of Blockchain

| 01/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: Global Islamic Economy Summit Addresses Industry 4.0, Power Of Blockchain

Dubai aims to unify the global efforts to promote the Islamic economy and to create an environment in which everyone will work to develop an integrated Islamic economic model.

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UAE: DAFZA and DIEDC launches first of its kind Halal Trade and Marketing Center

| 01/11/2018 | Reply
UAE: DAFZA and DIEDC launches first of its kind Halal Trade and Marketing Center

HTMC is a global business development center focused on the Halal economy opportunities for manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors of Halal economy products and services.

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UAE: Emirate ranks first globally across five Islamic economy sectors

| 30/10/2018 | Reply
UAE: Emirate ranks first globally across five Islamic economy sectors

The five sectors dominated by the UAE include halal food, halal travel, modest fashion, halal media and recreation, and halal pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

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Indonesia calls to establish standard for halal products in Asean

| 17/10/2018 | Reply
Indonesia calls to establish standard for halal products in Asean

At the meeting, Indonesia reiterated its commitment to supporting efforts to intensify food resilience and security in the ASEAN region.

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Turkey: Halal Summit & 6th OIC Halal Expo 29th of November – 02nd December 2018.

| 15/10/2018 | Reply
Turkey: Halal Summit & 6th OIC Halal Expo  29th of November – 02nd December 2018.

Under the Auspices of the Presidency of Turkey in cooperation with Standards and Metrology Institute for the Islamic Countries (SMIIC) and Islamic Centre for Development of Trade (ICDT).

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Sharjah Chamber organizes a workshop on the requirements of Halal certification

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
Sharjah Chamber organizes a workshop on the requirements of Halal certification

The workshop aimed to introduce import and export laws and regulations in the UAE, as well as to review other regulations and mechanisms adopted by ESMA – Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology.

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Opinion: Bosnia aims to become European centre of halal produce and services

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Bosnia aims to become European centre of halal produce and services

Agency for Halal Quality Certification show that halal-certified products are exported mainly to other countries in the Balkan region with significant Muslim communities.

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Dubai Crown Prince unveils plan to hold Islamic Economy Week

| 01/10/2018 | Reply
Dubai Crown Prince unveils plan to hold Islamic Economy Week

Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued directives to hold the Islamic Economy Week from October 27 to November 1.

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This Canadian modest fashion designer aims to inspire and empower

| 30/09/2018 | Reply
This Canadian modest fashion designer aims to inspire and empower

Popularly known as Edmonton’s Muslim Fashionista, Wedad Amiri is constantly challenging stereotypes about Muslim women.

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Chechen Republic, Brunei to begin cooperation in various sectors

| 31/08/2018 | Reply
Chechen Republic, Brunei to begin cooperation in various sectors

Since the population of Chechnya is 100 per cent Muslim, they can offer Islamic and halal tourism to the Brunei market. During discussions with DARe, they also put forward their interest in developing Halal cosmetics

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