Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

International Islamic Halal Organization, IIHO Japan has been launched on Tuesday, July 27 as a iihojapan-logo320Halal Certifying body recognized by IIHO Saudi Arabia as a chapter organization in Japan.

Japanese Tourism and Food producing sector is striving to seek new local and international markets through Halal. Japan which is officially designated venue for Tokyo Olympics 2020, attracting Muslims tourists from all around the world namely Indonesia, Malaysia and the Middle East.

General Secretary of International Islamic Halal Organization, the IIHO Saudi Arabia, Dr. Saleh .H. Alaayed extended his congratulations to the Executive Director of IIHO Japan Mr. Mohammad Zubair.

“I would like to convey heart felt congratulation on the inaugurating occasion of IIHO Japan. I am so happy and proud that the IIHO is extending services for Halal Certification through highest standards of Halal in accordance with Quran Al Kareem and Sunnah of the Prophet Mohammed peace be upon him. Now, these services and activities are reaching beyond Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to serve Muslim Ummah for their desire to have Halal Foods and Halal Services all around the world”, Dr. Alaayed said in his message.

“I am fully confident that IIHO Japan will serve in Halal promotion and Halal certifying activities in Japan to make sure implementation of highest standards of Halal required for Foods, Beverages,
Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Financing, Services and Tourism”, he added.

Japan is a new but sharply growing Halal market as the Japanese producer seeking fresh opportunity in the Halal sector. Japanese tourism industry and food sector were not familiar with Halal sector but they are now keen to find the ways in global Halal Market.

“We are proud to be a chapter organization of the highly recognized Halal Organization IIHO Saudi Arabia which is an arm of Muslim World League. Our key goal is to further friendly relations between Japan and the Islamic world through Halal. We are determined to provide internationally
recognized Halal Certification for Japanese Food, Cosmetic  and Pharmaceutical products, as well as service sectors such as the Tourism and Hotel industry,” Mohammad Zubair, the Executive Director of IIHO Japan said.

According to Mohammad Zubair, IIHO Japan will not just focus on Halal Certification but it is equipped with providing Halal management training through each sector of Halal so that Japanese businesses can offer their products and services not just for inbound but they can tap opportunities in the fastest growing markets of Islamic countries such as Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and Indonesia.

About the International Islamic Halal Organization:

IIHO Japan is a recognized chapter-branch of Riyadh based International Islamic Halal Organization, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which is an arm of World Muslim League based in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The IIHO Japan has been established to promote and support Halal certification of Japanese Foods, Beverages, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals, Hotels, Restaurants and other tourist related facilities in Japan.

For the purpose of Halal certification, IIHO Japan will use and implement Halal Standards compiled and introduced by the Gulf Standardization Organization (GSO). These Halal Standards are approved by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and all the states of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

The 0bjective of IIHO Japan is to promote Halal in accordance with the Halal Standards approved by the highest Halal Authority in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the International Islamic Halal Organization KSA.

In accordance with the Islamic jurisdiction and Halal Standards of GSO, the IIHO Japan is an advocate of Halal and Tayyib Foods, Beverages, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals and Tourism. To promote Halal and Hygienically good, safe, healthy foods and best Halal producing environment.

IIHO Japan has established a strategic partnership with Halal Quality Lab, the HQL based in Machida-Shi, Tokyo. The HQL is also recognized by IIHO Japan’s parent organization the IIHO KSA.

Unlike conventional ways of Halal Certification in other non-Islamic countries, IIHO Japan works with the HQL to certify the products and services in accordance with the Halal and Hygienic standards to ensure the Halal, Health and Safety status of the products and services before they reach consumers.

HQL is the first and only Halal Quality Laboratory in Japan which, with the cooperation of IIHO Japan, offers and conducts Halal Laboratory Analysis.

Working Membership Project:

In view of upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2020 and rapid growing number of Muslims in Japan, IIHO Japan is keen to involve as many Muslim organizations and individuals as possible in the promotion of Halal, and the Halal certification process of IIHO Japan, all over Japan.

We are grateful to announce a Working Membership Project and invite Islamic organizations, Halal organizations and Muslim individuals in Japan to work with us.

We welcome those who are in agreement with IIHO Japan objectives, policies and Halal Standards who are willing to work for the development and support of Halal sectors in Japan to take part in our Working Membership Project. After passing through a Halal Study and Training session, Islamic organizations, Halal organizations and individuals can work for IIHO Japan in each region and prefecture of Japan as working partners.

We provide following services in Japan:

1) Halal Certification of Food, Beverages, Cosmetics Products and Food Supplements.

2) Halal Certification of Hotels, Restaurants and other Facilities.

3) Halal Consultants

4) Halal Marketing Support

5) Halal Certification of Slaughter House and Meat

6) Halal Training Support for Factory, Slaughter House, Hotel-Restaurants Workers and Management.

7) Halal Marketing Research and Consultants Support

8) Halal Workshops, Seminar and Conferences Organizing

9) Halal Manuals and Guidelines for Businesses, Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Facilities

10) Halal Products Imports and Exports Support?

11) Halal Products Laboratory Test/Analysis Support

12) Halal Promotion & Branding

For further information:

Executive Director: Mohammad Zubair
Tel & Fax: +81-42-728-6515
E-Mail: info@iihojp.org          URL: www.iihojp.org