Leading Halal experts, scientists and promoters have confirmed their participation as speakers and panelists for the Halal Congress Middle East to be held in Sharjah on December 11 and 12, along with the first International Halal Food Middle East trade exhibition.
Speakers who have confirmed their presence include Dr Muhammad Munir Chaudry from the US, Saber Khan from the UK, Dr Hani Mansour Al Mazeedi from Kuwait, Haluk Dag from Turkey, Dr M.H. Shojaee from Iran, Mariam Abdul Latif from Malaysia, Dr Abdulla Salim Abu-Ruwaida from the UAE, Dr Ali Fanous from Germany, Anna Maria Aisha from Italy, Mohammad Jinna from India, Farhan Tufail from Switzerland and Molana Navlakhi from South Africa, among others.
The two-day event will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah in association with the Halal Development Council of Pakistan.
“The response to the inaugural Halal Congress Middle East has been overwhelming. Going by the initial list of the speakers and panelists, the very first edition of the congress is going to be a landmark event for the global Halal industry. With several more weeks to go, we expect to rope in some more eminent people to the event,” said Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, director-general of Expo Centre Sharjah.
“The speakers are well-known names in their respective field of trade or service and will present their topics with utmost clarity and ease. They include professionals, experts and businessmen who have made a name for themselves in the Halal industry. Their in-depth knowledge and understanding of the industry will enrich the congress and enlighten the participants,” Al Midfa added.
On day one of the congress, the speakers will take up topics such as “Overview and opportunities available in American and European Halal markets”, “Common mistakes committed by international Halal certification bodies”, “Developing a global Halal assurance system”, “Ensuring integrity in the supply chain”, “Protocols for traceability in Halal meat” and “Food contaminates”.
On day two, participants can expect issues like “Challenges facing the Halal pharma industry”, “Emerging Halal markets”, “Halal business opportunities around the world”, “Islamic finance” and “Halal control in in-flight catering” to be discussed threadbare.
Halal Congress Middle East is a concurrent event with the first International Halal Food Middle East from December 10-12, organised by Expo Centre Sharjah in association with the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
From : Khalij