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Johor To Set Up Halal Food Centre

| 25/03/2008 | Reply

Johor To Set Up Halal Food Centre


JOHOR
BAHARU, March 24 (Bernama) — The state government will set up a halal
food centre to market halal products produced by Bumiputera
entrepreneurs and Muslim traders.

Menteri Besar Datuk Abdul Ghani Othman said the centre, to be
managed by the Johor Islamic Religious Council, would make it easier
for Muslims in the state to obtain halal foodstuffs and other daily
essentials.

“The consumers need not worry as the products on sale at the
centre would have halal certifications,” he said when opening the 76th
conference of heads of Islamic councils and departments here today.

His text of speech was read out by Johor religious committee chairman Zainal Abidin Osman.

The state government, said Abdul Ghani, would also set up a
council to resolve issues pertaining to faith, syariah and other issues
among Muslims in the state.

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