More than 5,000 butchers to be employed in UK

Over 5,000 butchers from Pakistan will get employment in the halal meat
industry of UK through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed
between the National Halal Foods Group of UK and Overseas Employment
Cooperation of Pakistan, diplomatic sources
here say.

on the occasion, Pakistan’s High Commissioner to UK, Wajid Hasan said
that through the efforts of the NHFG, opening of outlets of halal meat
in leading supermarkets of UK and Europe will provide employment
opportunities for Pakistani butchers along with export of meat from
Pakistan to the international market of halal meat.

signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the UK based National
Halal Foods Group and Overseas Employment Cooperation of Pakistan’s
Ministry of Labour Manpower and Overseas Pakistanis took place at the
Pakistan High Commission in London over
the weekend.

MoU was signed by Community Welfare Councillor of Pakistan High
Commission, Talha Saeed, and Chief Executive Officer of NHFG, Zahid

said as a result of this MoU, over 5,000 butchers from Pakistan will be
given employment in the UK for producing halal meat for the outlets in
UK’s leading chains.