UAE’s Muwasafat to host Halal World Food on February 27th


DUBAI, 21st February, 2017 (WAM) — The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology, Muwasafat, is to host the Halal World Food event on February 27th, with over 300 officials, decision-makers and experts from countries across the Islamic world, Europe and Asia in attendance.

Under the patronage of Dr. Rashid bin Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of State and Chairman of Muwasafat, Halal World Food is halal world foodreturning for its 4th edition at Gulfood 2017, being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This global event generates investment opportunities for international food and beverage businesses looking to capitalise on the burgeoning Halal sector that is seeing significant growth in both Muslim and non-Muslim countries across the world.

Muwasafat will conduct three sessions designed to demonstrate the Halal e-learning platform, the world’s first integrated portal for the Halal economy, reflecting the UAE’s strategic position as an international centre for Halal food trading.

Dr. Rashid said, “The platform is designed to provide access to global best practices in the field of specifications and standardisation in the Halal food industry, and create channels of communication between parties and institutions, in both the public and private sector, which are concerned with, and interested in, this growing food industry.”