PIHH to jointly hold halal conference in London

THE Penang International Halal Hub (PIHH), in collaboration with the Halal Industries Group from the United Kingdom, is organising the Halal Capital Markets Conference in London scheduled from May 24 to May 28.

Calling for participants, Penang Domestic Trade, Religious and Consumer Affairs Committee chairman Abdul Malik Abul Kassim said the event would be a “world’s first” and would be launched by Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.

“The aim is to bring together the halal sector players and mainstream financial institutions to discuss various commercial and business opportunities,” he said during the Penang International Halal Conference.

“The event will also feature a financial services expo, Syariah recruitment expo and halal investment showcase of companies from the United Kingdom, European Union, America and 57 Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) countries.

“More than 2,000 institutional and private equity investors plus fund managers will be involved,” he said, adding that the speakers would include many world leaders.

For conference details, log on to www.halalcapitalmarkets.com.