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Hotel Associations Support JAKIM To Check On Halal Certs

News From : DagangHalal.com (16 Jun 2010)

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 June 2010 – Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) fully supports the Government’s efforts to ensure Malaysia in becoming a recognised Halal hub. Its President – YBhg. Datuk Hj. Mohd Ilyas Zainol Abidin said that the association together with Malaysian Association of Hotel Owners (MAHO) are registered members of the Focus Group on Halal Certification which is led by the Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) and has been having regular meetings with the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (JAKIM) to ensure its members receive their Halal certificates. Newly elected MAHO President YBhg Dato’ Sri Abdul Aziz Abd Rahman added that both associations since last year have been actively involved and working closely with JAKIM addressing and ironing out relevant administrative and processing issues pertaining to Halal certification for hotel restaurants.

Datuk Ilyas also added that MAH has managed to arrange for Halal Certification Awareness Seminars to be conducted at all thirteen chapters at no cost to its members. The first Seminar will be conducted on 17th June 2010 in Shah Alam for the KL/Selangor members and this would be followed by seminars in Penang and Langkawi.

 

— BERNAMA

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