Category: Turkey

Turkey Launches First “Halal Cruise”

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
Turkey Launches First “Halal Cruise”

Catering to the growing global halal market, Turkey will launch its first Muslims-friendly cruise on the Aegean Sea next month for religiously observant travelers in the country.

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Philippines: OIC panel’s halal consent for Mindanao agency

| 26/07/2015 | Reply
Philippines: OIC panel’s halal consent for Mindanao agency

SMIIC, which is based in Turkey, permitted the Department of Science and Technology-Region 12 (DOST-12) to adopt the OIC’s unified halal standards,

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Turkey: GIMDES will organize the international Halal and Tayyib workshops.

| 03/07/2015 | Reply
Turkey: GIMDES will organize the international Halal and Tayyib workshops.

In addition to the workshops, GIMDES is also organizing 6th International Halal and Tayyib Expo 2015 which will held in Istanbul.

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Muslims gathered in Istanbul against non-Muslims interfering in Halal issues

| 19/06/2015 | Reply
Muslims gathered in Istanbul against non-Muslims interfering in Halal issues

There were representatives from more than 50 Islamic organizations and associations from about 32 countries.

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Opinion: Want to enjoy Ramadan abroad?

| 19/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Want to enjoy Ramadan abroad?

While many people resort to long hours of sleep to avoid hunger pangs and sweltering summer heat during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, others decide to travel.

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Indonesia’s beauty market among ‘new growth hot spots’

| 21/04/2015 | Reply
Indonesia’s beauty market among ‘new growth hot spots’

With emerging markets slowing down, attention has turned to core businesses and untapped markets such as Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.

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WHS: International accreditation schemes for halal certification bodies

| 04/04/2015
WHS: International accreditation schemes for halal certification bodies

A universally standardised recognition is highly recommended for the Halal industry to ensure trade continue to flourish.

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WHS: Global Halal Market’s Immense Potential Acknowledged

| 03/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Global Halal Market’s Immense Potential Acknowledged

The current state of the global Islamic economy and the role of accreditation in regulating the global Halal food market.

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Turkish minister: Int’l council needed for halal food

| 02/04/2015 | Reply
Turkish minister: Int’l council needed for halal food

Nurettin Canikli, Minister of Customs and Trade, calls for standardization, certifications amid growth of $1 trillion halal food industry.

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Turkey: A historical campus offering a bright future

| 30/12/2014 | Reply
Turkey: A historical campus offering a bright future

At Sabahattin Zaim University, they aim to educate young people who will shape the future in the fields of Islamic finance and Halal food.

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Halal food market stands at $2 trillion worldwide

| 04/12/2014 | Reply
Halal food market stands at $2 trillion worldwide

Muslim countries account for $700 billion, according to a communique issued by the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) during its meeting held in Istanbul (Turkey).

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12th Annual Meeting of WHC was held in Cape Town

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
12th Annual Meeting of WHC was held in Cape Town

Various member representatives from different countries have attended. GIMDES President and the patron of WHC Dr. Huseyin Kami Buyukozer gave a speech.

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Turkey: SMIIC Accreditation Committee Meeting

| 11/10/2014 | Reply
Turkey:  SMIIC Accreditation Committee Meeting

The Fifth Meeting of the Accreditation Committee (AC) was held in ?stanbul, Republic of Turkey on 09-11 September 2014, hosted by SMIIC General Secretariat.

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France most popular European travel destination for Muslims

| 28/09/2014 | Reply
France most popular European travel destination for Muslims

Of the 400 Muslim respondents from Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and the United Arab Emirates, 30 percent cited France as their top European destination.

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Turkey: Experts from 15 Countries Discuss Halal issues in Istanbul

| 17/09/2014 | Reply
Turkey: Experts from 15 Countries Discuss Halal issues in Istanbul

GIMDES meets experts from 15 different countries at the 7th Conference on Halal and Tayyib Products and present final Statement.

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Turkey: Halal products at the Halal & Healthy Product Fair

| 26/08/2014 | Reply
Turkey: Halal products at the Halal & Healthy Product Fair

Istanbul Halal Expo – 6th Halal and Health Products Fair is expected to provide opportunities both for exporters and manufacturing companies.

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Turkey favourite destination for UAE nationals

| 20/08/2014 | Reply
Turkey favourite destination for UAE nationals

The biggest reason tourists, at 71 per cent, said that they wanted to travel to Turkey was to visit the country for the first time and experience what it had to offer.

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Turkey Could Earn Billions from The Halal Tourism Market

| 24/07/2014 | Reply
Turkey Could Earn Billions from The Halal Tourism Market

Turkey has emerged as a top European destination which Muslims from Middle East and Far East would like to visit for their next holiday.

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Turkey: The 5th Halal and Healthy Products Fair

| 23/07/2014 | Reply
Turkey: The 5th Halal and Healthy Products Fair

The 5th Halal and Healthy Products Fair, will be organized by SINE Trade Fairs supported by GIMDES – Association of the Inspection and Certification of Food and Supplies.

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UK: Halal Food Authority visits GIMDES in Turkey

| 18/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Authority visits GIMDES in Turkey

HFA said that GIMDES efforts to increase cooperation between Halal certification bodies are appreciated and supported by HFA.

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