Category: Shariah Issues

Turkey: Closing statement of meeting against non Muslim interference in Halal issues

| 24/06/2015 | Reply
Turkey: Closing statement of meeting against non Muslim interference in Halal issues

Closing statement of the special meeting against non-Muslim interference in Halal issues held in Istanbul on 13-14 June 2015.

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UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

| 14/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

The summit will be organised by the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and Dubai Chamber in partnership with Thomson Reuters from October 5th – 6th.

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Malaysia aims to lead Halal Ecosystem for ASEAN Countries

| 13/05/2015 | Reply
Malaysia aims to lead Halal Ecosystem for ASEAN Countries

The National Standards and Accreditation Body, Dept. Standards Malaysia today announced the Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP) ASEAN 2015.

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UK: HFA Seminar on Recent & Potential Development in the Halal Industry

| 09/05/2015 | Reply
UK:  HFA Seminar on Recent & Potential Development in the Halal Industry

Topics discussed spread over a broad spectrum of Halal issues, from Doubtful Food Additives to Halal Accreditation in the UAE.

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The Islamic Perspective on Food Commodity Speculation

| 05/05/2015 | Reply
The Islamic Perspective on Food Commodity Speculation

World Halal Summit: The Need for Specialist Halal Sector Scholars and the Islamic Perspective on Food Commodity Speculation.

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Spain: Córdoba opens up to the European Halal standardisation

| 28/04/2015 | Reply
Spain: Córdoba opens up to the European Halal standardisation

The Halal Institute is the host institution and also maintains the technical secretariat of the National Halal Committee promoted by AENOR.

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French Muslim Stakeholders Release about the CEN/AFNOR Halal Standard

| 25/04/2015 | Reply
French Muslim Stakeholders Release about the CEN/AFNOR Halal Standard

Three articles regarding the current statement from French Muslim organisations regarding their involvement in the CEN standardisation project for ‘Halal Food’

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Pakistan: Opposition walks out of NA over absence of ministers

| 24/04/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Opposition walks out of NA over absence of ministers

The proceedings of the House had to be suspended for a few minutes and due to non-availability of concerned ministers during the Question-Hour.

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Norwegian firm obtains certification for new halal slaughter method

| 22/04/2015 | Reply
Norwegian firm obtains certification for new halal slaughter method

The final approval and certification, obtained from Islamic Council Norway, covers all aspects of the newly sanctioned process, which involves euthanising animals.

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Opinion: Austria’s Islamic Reforms

| 09/04/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Austria’s Islamic Reforms

The reforms follow years of lobbying by Muslim leaders, who argued that their people have effectively remained second-class citizens.

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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: The need for specialist halal sector scholars

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: The need for specialist halal sector scholars

There has been zero opinion raised from the Muslim world on the topic of Food Commodity Speculation until the World Halal Summit.

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Malaysia eyes new progress in regionalising halal standards

| 03/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia eyes new progress in regionalising halal standards

“This is something that we need to work on in the next few months, before we declare ourselves as an ASEAN Economic Community,” Mustapa said.

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Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

| 27/03/2015 | Reply
Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

12th Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), and six focused forums – is scheduled to be held from 30th March to 4th April 2015 at the KLCC in Malaysia.

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Dubai may become global capital of Islamic economy

| 25/03/2015 | Reply
Dubai may become global capital of Islamic economy

Experts and scholars in Islamic finance are deliberating ways to enhance Dubai’s Shariah credentials at the three-day Islamic Economy Fiqh Forum.

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UAE standards board set to boost Dubai in global Islamic race

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
UAE standards board set to boost Dubai in global Islamic race

The UAE’s share of global Islamic assets, and growth of its Shariah-compliant banks, have lagged behind Malaysia and Saudi Arabia, according to a report from Moody’s.

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UAE: Islamic economy conference opens in Dubai

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
UAE: Islamic economy conference opens in Dubai

Gulf News Image Credit: Zarina Fernandes/ Gulf News Mutlaq Al Jasser (left), Shouqi Dunia, (moderator), Hayel Tashtoush and Abdullah Al Shami at the Islamic Economy Fiqh Forum which runs from March 22 to 24 at the Dubai World Trade Center.     Forum follows chain of events as emirate bids to make itself Islamic banking […]

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UK Government Rejects Call to Ban Religious Slaughter

| 11/03/2015 | Reply
UK Government Rejects Call to Ban Religious Slaughter

Amid increasing campaigns against Halal meat in the UK, the British government said it had “no intention” to ban the religious slaughtering of animals for Muslims and Jews.

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UK: EBLEX Halal seminar to debate issues 17 March 2015

| 08/03/2015 | Reply
UK: EBLEX Halal seminar to debate issues 17 March 2015

Topics covered include recent research on halal slaughter, marketing activity for the sector, global opportunities for exports, consumer perceptions of halal products, and dietary health.

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Pakistan: Halal Food Regulatory Body to be Constituted

| 07/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Food Regulatory Body to be Constituted

A federal minister informed the National Assembly that the bill for the proposed authority is ready and will be presented before the house for voting soon.

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