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An Agreement for a Halal Industrial Park between Halal Research Council and FIEDMS; 

18 Augustus 2011 11:30:04

An Agreement for a Halal Industrial Park between Halal Research Council and FIEDMS;


Formal Announcement to Establish the M3 Halal Industrial Park in Pakistan for the Development of Halal Industry


An MOU ceremony between Halal Research Council (HRC) and Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development (FIEDMC) was held at the Head office of FIEDMC, Faisalabad.


The MOU was signed by Mr. Muhammad Zubair Mughal Chief Executive Office of Halal Research Council and Khawaja Asim Khursheed, Chairman FIEDMC.


Additionally, Mr. Hamid Sheikh Secretary Livestock and Dairy Development Govt. of Punjab, Naseeb Saifi chairman Halal Meat Export Committee, Brigadier Ahmad Raza Siddique COO, FIEDMC Amir Saleemi Head of Marketing and Sales, Syed Zubair Qutab Manager Strategic Planning Halal Research Council and the Board Members of FIEDMC and a number of industrialists attended the ceremony.


Under the MOU, Halal Research Council will provide guidance regarding technical, Halal certification, training and international communication to the M3 Halal Industrial Estate in Faisalabad.


While addressing, Khawaja Asim Khursheed, Chairman FIEDMC declared the MOU as an important breakthrough for the Halal Industrial Park. He officially announced the M3 Halal Industrial Park in Pakistan situated at M3 motorway. This developed Industrial Estate has facilities of modern roads, Power stations, modern Sewerage system, Fire brigade, Run way, Helipad, Labour colony etc. Furthermore, he stated that Halal Industrial Park will help Pakistan’s Food, Livestock and Meat market to flourish and will also provide with good export market.


Mr. Hamid Yaqoob Sheikh (Secretary Livestock and Dairy Development) said that Halal Park has given a value addition to the Pakistan’s Halal Meat. He further added that Govt. of Punjab is continuously working for the development of Halal Industry and in this regard a brief action plan is in process.

While addressing at the occasion, Muhammad Zubair Mughal Chief Executive Officer Halal Research Council stated that Halal edible products are gaining popularity rapidly. The market for Halal food is not only limited to 1.9 Billion Muslims but it is also liked by the Non-Muslims who believed Halal Food as hygienic, pure and a best food product.


He enlightened the importance of Pakistan’s First Halal Park by giving the brief analysis of Halal Parks of Malaysia, Yemen, Middle-East, U.K. and Russia. He argued that geographically it is located at key strategic location and from here we can easily export Halal Products to Middle East, Africa, Far East and Europe. This will help to flourish the Industrial sector of Pakistan and thereby decreasing the Trade deficit of country.