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Sri Lanka: Halal certificate not compulsory

Halal Accreditation Council

The Halal compliance certification or halal certificate will not be compulsory and was established to cater to a national need, the newly formed Halal company said. The Halal certification for Sri Lankan industries will now be issued by the Halal Accreditation Council ...

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UAE: Global Forum For Innovations In Agriculture

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture to focus on sustainable agriculture in GCC region Pioneering event to be held in Abu Dhabi from 3-5 February. The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), the world’s largest showcase of game-changing innovations ...

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Malaysia: Jakim denies certifying liquor cans

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) today denied approving the use of the halal logo on alcoholic drinks as depicted on a beer can shown on Facebook and the Whatsapp application. The department’s Halal Hub director Hakimah Mohd Yusoff ...

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Dubai: Noor Islamic Bank Rebrands

By Aarti Nagraj, Gulf Business The bank will continue to offer shari’ah compliant products, but hopes to widen its appeal to customers. Dubai-based Noor Islamic Bank has rebranded itself, removing the Islamic from its name. The lender, now called Noor ...

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