Pakistan: HDC of Pakistan signs 12 MOUs

HDC, Halal trade organisations sign 12 MoUs

KARACHI: The Halal Development Council of Pakistan (HDC) has made a major headway in associating the country products, industry and business with the global Halal economy currently being emphasized by the Muslim Ummah for lawful as well as good quality products, said Asad Sajjad, Secretary General, HDC.

Asad said that HDC has recently signed 12 memorandum of understanding (MoU) with acclaimed international Halal certification authorities, research centres, and scientific laboratories of Far East, South Africa, America and Europe for developing and promoting Pakistan as a major exporter of Halal goods and services to the global markets. The international organisations will offer support to HDC in maintaining integrity of Halal products to support in mainstreaming of Halal products for competing in the global market and promote Halal certified products & services in Pakistan and OIC countries, Asad said. The MoUs signed by the HDC are with International Halal Integrity Alliance of Malaysia; Crescentrating Pte of Singapore; Department of Science and Technology of Philippines; Faroogh Sciences Research Lab of Iran; Halal Council of Mauritius; Muslim Judicial Halal Trust of South Africa; N.Z. Islamic Meat Management Co of New Zealand; Halal Polaska of Poland; The Halal Catering Co of Argentina and others. moonis ahmed