IFANCA Pakistan is organizing a series of conferences

IFANCA-LOGOIFANCA Pakistan is organizing a series of conferences titled: International Conference on Halal Foods, Pharmaceuticals, and Cosmetics. These conferences have been planned with one each in Faisalabad, Karachi, and Lahore. The theme of the conference is:


Conference venues are:

Faisalabad:  February 16, 2016 at Dr. Zakir Hussain Hall, GC University, Faisalabad

Karachi:  February 18, 2016 at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry, (FPCCI), Clifton, Karachi

Lahore:  February 22, 2016 at PCSIR Laboratories Complex, Lahore

The halal industry is expanding with global halal spending expected to reach $3.9 trillion in 2019 from 2013 spending of $2.5 trillion. The halal food and lifestyle market is currently $2 trillion, with food at $1.3 trillion, pharmaceuticals at $72 billion, cosmetics at $46 billion, and travel, media, recreation, and fashion at $591 billion. (Source: Thomson Reuters, State of the Global Islamic Economy 2014-2015 Report).

WHY PAKISTAN & HALAL: Pakistan is an agricultural economy that is well positioned to take its share in the global halal marketplace. The passing of the halal law positions Pakistan among the leaders on the supply side of halal products.

The Islamic Food of Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA®) is a global halal certification and consulting organization, based in Chicago, with clients in over 70 countries and offices placed around the world, including Pakistan and India. The mission of IFANCA is to promote halal through education, consulting, certification, and market development. It has held educational conferences for the industry independently as well as in collaboration with other organizations.

IFANCA prides itself on assisting manufacturers in reaching out to halal markets in Muslim majority countries as well as to Muslim minorities in western countries. Many of the multinational and national corporations in Pakistan are currently IFANCA clients. IFANCA’s halal mark, the Crescent-M, appears on many popular brands.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Manufacturing industry representatives from the food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, nutritional supplements, personal care products, and durable goods industries will benefit from presentations by international scientists, scholars, and industry executives.

For further information please contact: Dr. Javaid Aziz Awan ifancapk@gmail.com halal@ifanca.org