Malaysia accepts UAE halal system
and also contributes to food security in the country,” said Abdullah Abdul Qader Al Maeeni, Director-General of ESMA.
The Malaysian Department of Islamic Development sent the official recognition certificate to ESMA after the UAE hosted a Malaysian delegation that reviewed the UAE Halal Control System Global Practices.
According to official reports, bilateral trade between the UAE and Malaysia amounted to $6.1 billion (Dh22.4 billion) last year. Malaysia’s total exports to the UAE amounted to about $3.04 billion, and the value of imports reached $3.59 billion, representing a growth in intra-trade.