Department of Health Encourages Bangkok Restaurants to Meet Halal Standard

Bangkok, 3 October 2009 (NNT) – The Department of Health in
cooperation with The Halal Science Center, Chulalongkorn University,
Islamic Affairs Committee of Bangkok Metropolis, Bangkok leading hotels
and related authorities hosted “Encouraging Bangkok Restaurants to Meet
Halal Food Services standard”.

The conference was held yesterday at the Queen Sirikit National
Convention Center, and was welcomed by M.R. Sukumbhand Paribatra,
Bangkok Governor as the Chairperson of the conference.

The seminar on “Halal Business Opportunities in Bangkok” was made in
order to improve Bangkok leading restaurants to meet Halal Food
Services Standard by encouraging the entrepreneurs to provide the
appropriate Halal services to attract Islamic tourists.

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration will take charge of identifying
regulations, fees and helping roles for future Halal standard approval.