Saudi Arabi: Islamic Forum for Halal Accreditation Bodies Holds Meeting in Riyadh

Riyadh, May 29, 2024, SPA — The Islamic Forum for Halal Accreditation Bodies (IFHAB) held its inaugural executive committee meeting in Riyadh, bringing together committee members representing accreditation bodies from Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states.
The opening session, chaired by Saudi Standards, Metrology, and Quality Organization (SASO) Deputy Governor Saud bin Rashed Al Askar, commenced with the election of the executive committee for its inaugural term.
Adel bin Abdulrahman Alkeaid, representing the Saudi Accreditation Center, was elected as the committee’s chairman. Eng. Moteb Al-Mezani, representing the GCC Accreditation Center (GAC), was elected deputy chairman, and Badr bin Ibrahim Abdullatif was appointed as the forum’s secretary.
Alkeaid presided over the committee meeting, addressing various topics outlined on the agenda and reviewing significant accomplishments. Discussions also addressed IFHAB’s bylaws, the establishment of forum committees, and other relevant matters. –SPA

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IFHAB will work towards ensuring the representation of various relevant stakeholders, including accreditation bodies, conformity assessment bodies, legislators, consumers, and others. It will also aim to open up new economic opportunities that enhance international trade, as well as create new global employment opportunities in specialized fields where elements of innovation and knowledge development are available.

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