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World Halal Assembly Philippines 2018

The Secretary General of SMIIC, Mr. İhsan ÖVÜT and accompanied staff participated in the World Halal Assembly Philippines 2018, organized by Department of Science and Technology Region XII (DOST XII) of Philippines, held on 18-19 January 2018 in Manila/ PHILIPPINES.

The event focused on the Islamic World’s perception on halal industry, halal industry market picture, challenges and opportunities, standardization and conformity assessment, experiences of countries in halal, importance of science, technology and innovation, Muslim Friendly Tourism, Islamic finance, Islamic microfinance system, etc.

Mr. Övüt, delivered his speech as a keynote speaker during the opening session and gave a presentation on”SMIIC Global Standards on Halal and Islamic Rules in OIC/SMIIC Standards and Halal Quality Infrastructure”. The Secretary General also took part in the “Experts Panel Discussion: Solutions and the Way Forward for Philippine Halal Industry.