Updated: Feb 25, 2018
(Tokyo-NewsHalal, Shawwal 1231437 AH, 28 July 2016) International Islamic Halal Organization, IIHO Japan has been launched on Tuesday, July 27 as a Halal Certifying body recognized by IIHO Saudi Arabia as a chapter organization in Japan.
Japanese Tourism and Food producing sector is striving to seek new local and international markets through Halal. Japan which is officially designated venue for Tokyo Olympics 2020, attracting Muslims tourists from all around the world namely Indonesia, Malaysia and the Middle East.
General Secretary of International Islamic Halal Organization, the IIHO Saudi Arabia, Dr. Saleh .H. Alaayed extended his congratulation to the Executive Director of IIHO Japan Mr. MOHAMMAD Zubair.
"I would like to convey heart felt congratulation on the inaugurating occasion of IIHO Japan. I'm so happy and proud that the IIHO is extending services for Halal Certification through highest standards of Halal in accordance with Quarn Al Kareem and Sunnah of prophet MOHAMMAD peace be upon him, AlhamduLillah. Now, these services and activities reaching beyond Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to serve Muslim Ummah for their desire to have Halal Foods and Halal Services all around the world, Dr. Alaayed said in his message.
"I'm fully confident that IIHO Japan will serve in Halal promotion and Halal certifying activities in Japan to make sure implementation of highest standards of Halal required for Foods, Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Financing, Services and Tourism, He added.
Japan is a new but sharply growing Halal market as the Japanese producer seeking fresh opportunity in the Halal sector. Japanese tourism industry and food sector were not familiar with Halal sector but they are now keen to find the ways in global Halal Market.
"We proud to be a chapter organization of of highly recognized Halal Organization IIHO Saudi Arabia which is an arm of Muslim World League. Our key goal is to further friendly relations of Japan and the Islamic world through Halal. We are determined to provide internationally recognized Halal Certification for Japanese Foods, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals products as well as services sectors such as Tourism and Hotel industry", MOHAMMAD Zubair, the Executive Director of IIHO Japan said.
According to MOHAMMAD Zubair, IIHO Japan will not just focus on Halal Certification but it is equipped with providing Halal management training through each sector of Halal so that Japanese businesses can offer their products and services not just for inbound but they can tap opportunities in the fastest growing markets of Islamic countries such as Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and Indonesia.