Is­tan­bul Gets Ready for World Ha­lal Sum­mit, Ha­lal Expo

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ANKARA (Dis­patches) - The World Ha­lal Sum­mit Is­tan­bul (WHSI) and the 5th Or­ga­ni­za­tion of Is­lamic Co­op­er­a­tion (OIC) Ha­lal Expo are go­ing to be­gin un­der the aus­pices of the Pres­i­dent Re­cep Tayyip Er­do­gan on Nov. 23 in Is­tan­bul.

Fifty-seven coun­tries’ min­is­ters and rep­re­sen­ta­tives will join the sum­mit and expo, for which Anadolu Agency is the global com­mu­ni­ca­tions part­ner.

More than 7,500 peo­ple and 150 top brands, in­sti­tu­tions and or­ga­ni­za­tions, which are ac­tive in ha­lal food, Is­lamic tourism, Is­lamic fi­nance, ha­lal chem­istry, cos­met­ics, medicine and phar­macy, from over 80 coun­tries are ex­pected to at­tend.

Heads of state of some coun­tries in­clud­ing So­ma­lia, Pak­istan and Malaysia and rep­re­sen­ta­tives of some in­ter­na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tions such as the OIC, the Is­lamic De­vel­op­ment Bank and the In­ter­na­tional Is­lamic Fiqh Academy are pre­dicted to at­tend to sum­mit.

Con­fer­ences and work­shops ti­tled “Is­lamic Fi­nance”, “Ha­lal Food In­dus­try”, “Is­lamic Tourism”, “Hajj and Um­rah”, “Ha­lal Medicine, Pharma and Chem­istry”, “Is­lamic Life and Ha­lal Tex­tile” will be held in the expo.

The sum­mit will re­veal the vi­sion of the fu­ture for the ha­lal sec­tor, where 45 ex­perts will present.

The sum­mit and expo are pre­par­ing to host the ha­lal in­dus­try in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Is­lamic Cen­tre for De­vel­op­ment of Trade and the Stan­dards and Metrol­ogy In­sti­tute for the Is­lamic Coun­tries and “Dis­cover Events”, ac­cord­ing to WHSI’s web­site.

Both pro­grams will be at Lutfi Kir­dar In­ter­na­tional Con­ven­tion and Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­ter in Is­tan­bul and will run to Nov. 25.

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