Pakistan: Pakistan, Mauritius sign Halal food agreement

(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Pakistan and Mauritius have signed an agreement for the promotion of Halal industry, research and education and export of Halal goods to Mauritius, the Pakistan Halal Food Council said Tuesday.

Representatives of the Halal Research Council Pakistan and Halal Council of Mauritius struck the agreement in Mauritius which they said will provide access to Pakistan Halal goods in Mauritius markets which include Halal meat, grains, Halal spices juices and many other goods.

Chief executive Officer, Halal Research Council, Pakistan, Muhammad Zbair Mughal, said that there are ample opportunities available for Halal tourism in Mauritius.

Nissar Ahmed Ramtoola President, Jummah Mosque, Mauritius appreciated this MoU and both countries will utilize the opportunities of the development of Halal industry.

Pakistan High Commissioner in Mauritius, Muhammad Siddique, said that enough room available for Halal Market in both Countries. He said that Halal market can play a vital role in the development of the Halal industry. He added that the volume of Halal market is 2.3 Trillion Dollars at this moment which includes Halal food, Halal banking and finance, Halal tourism, Halal cosmetics and Halal logistics.

He said that there are deep friendly relations found between both countries and Pakistan is providing resources in the fields of education, banking etc to Mauritius.

It is to be noted that Jummah Mosque, Mauritius is a historical mosque of the country that was built in 1850 and 125 mosques of Mauritius are directly affiliated with it that is working for the promotion of Islam in the country.

The momentous signing ceremony was held in Quartre Borne Mauritius and Mr. Zubair Mughal Chief Executive Officer, Halal Research Council and Nisar Ahmed Ramtoola President, Jummah Mosque, Mauritius signed the MoU.

Cassam Uteem Ex-President, Mauritius, Muhammad Shakeel, Minister of Labor and Industrial Relations Mauritius, Iqbal Belath Governor, Bank of Mauritius, Sunil Benimadhu, Chief Executive, Stock Exchange of Mauritius, Raffick Nabee Mohammad, AlBarakah, MPCS and well known personalities and many others participated in this ceremony.