An awareness roadshow was organized by the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with the Halal Research Council (HRC) for sensitizing the business community regarding the export of the Halal Industry.
The Chief Executive Officer of Halal Research Council—MuhammadZubair gave a detailed presentation regarding the potential of halal industry and the export possibilities of Halal products.
He said that the global Halal market was 3.6 trillion dollars, however, the share of Pakistan was less than one per cent.
He also mentioned that more than ninety per cent share of the Halal market was taken by the non-Muslim nations while the top 10 Halal product exporters present in the Middle East were also non-Muslims.
Muhammad Zubair said that the private sector of Pakistan has got great potential to indulge deeply into the Halal products market by targeting on Halal certifications.
Emphasizing on the benefits of the Halal certifications for theproducts and manufacturers, he added that this particular certification would further be boosting the marketability of their products for meeting the requirements of more than 1.6 billion Halal consumers present across the world.
He added that the Halal certification would be giving the business community a competitive benefit, greater market share, assistance in meeting the requirements of the importing nations and a cutting edge over the competitors.
He also said that HRC would like to conduct more of such programs in collaboration with the ICCI on the different topics of the Halal industry for creating better awareness regarding business opportunities in this industry.