Karachi – Workshop on Halal food on March 11

| 26/02/2009 | Reply

A
workshop on ‘Halal food’ will be held on March 11 and 12 in Karachi in
collaboration with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’
secretariat.

The
Ministry of Livestock and Dairy Development is organising this workshop
in conjunction with the 3rd Food, Agri and Livestock Asia 2009
International Exhibition at the Karachi Expo Centre.

This
is the biggest specialised exhibition in Pakistan covering agro, milk,
meat, seafood, bakery, drink and food safety technologies, said an
organiser on Tuesday.

Population
of the Muslim world exceeds 2 billion and a sizeable Muslim population
lives in Asia and Africa. They prefer to use Halal food and there is
increasing awareness among Muslim consumers on Halal food technology.
Many ASEAN countries have taken bold initiatives and lead in the
production and processing of Halal foods.

Pakistan,
with 98 per cent Muslims in its population of 160 million people, along
with being an agro economy, has enormous potential in the production
and promotion of Halal food technology. The Government of Pakistan
desires to benefit from the rich experience, knowledge and expertise of
ASEAN countries in Halal food technology.

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